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Autumn wildlife in the Midlands

Fungi Facts

Autumn is the perfect time to see some of the varied and colourful varieties of mushrooms and toadstools that appear across the region.

Parasols, beefsteak, chicken or amethysts, which will you spot?

Rutting season

All across the Midlands the stags are flexing their antlers as they prepare for the breeding season.

You can enjoy the spectacle at special places across the region (but don't get too close).

Wildlife Spotting

Can you tell your house martins from your swallows or your frogs from your toads? What makes a rabbit different from a hare or bee from a wasp?

Here’s a handy guide to telling apart some of our many wildlife species.