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Friday, July 18, 2008

Sherbrooke Forest winter nature walk





I visited the Sherbrooke Forest, 40 km east of the Melbourme CBD, in the Dandenong Ranges National park, on July 17, 2008.

My 3 km walking circuit started at the gate to Wattle Track, at Monbulk Rd, then on to Sherbrooke Track, past the Falls, over the Falls Bridge, along Ridge Tk and back to Monbulk Rd.

There were many interesting fungi growing on the old logs, in assorted designs, colours and varieties.

It was a cold winter's day, and the lyrebirds were not to be seen!

I passed seven other walkers - everyone was well rugged up - the Forest is very popular right throughout the year.

Beware - strange beasts live in the jungle, and giant bunyips may come out of their burrows and bite you!

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