I'm continuing my wildlife surveys of Edinburgh's cemeteries. On Friday I visited Saughton Cemetery alongside the Water of Leith.
This is a lovely cemetery, with plenty of mature trees.
Some of the trees are rich in lichens like this Xanthoria parietina (can you see the red spider mite in the middle of the lichen there?
and there are plenty of fungi in the grass, including this yellow waxcap
Today I was further along the Water of Leith, carrying out my weekly patrol of Craiglockart and Colinton Dells where the hornbeam trees are looking at their autumnal best