Plant of the Week

Tecoma capensis

Tecoma capensis
Submitted by: klair
Fast growing, scrambling shrub.More

Cancer bush

by Bossiedokter Sutherlandia frutescens With its scarlet flowers and strange, swollen seed pods, its has a number of common names like balloonpea, peakankerbos, blaasbossie, hoenderbelletji the so called Cancer Bush, is a distinctive plant in the three Cape provinces of South Africa. The Khoi and Nama... More
 Cancer bush

Hike of the Week

Myburgh’s Waterfall Ravine

Where: Suikerbossie Circuit, Hout Bay
Duration: 5hrs
Distance: 8km

From Constantia Nek, descend on the Main Road towards Hout Bay and take the Disa Road turn-off to the right. At the end of this road, turn left into Valley Road and then first right into Garron, right into Connemara, left into Hunter’s, right into Farriers, to the top. There is a...

  • Strenuous
  • Some mild rock scrambling
Myburgh’s Waterfall Ravine
Submitted by: klair
Leccinum duriusculum
Submitted by: klair

Mushroom of the Week

sdsd Leccinum duriusculum

Size: 20mm - 150mm
Habitat: Grows in woods
pores Spore bearing: Pores

Whitish when very young, becoming donkey brown. Margin overhangs tubes when older. Edible and very tasty.

  • convex
  • glabrous
  • free
  • ventricose
  • bulbous


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