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Auricularia auricula-judae

Posted by
Johan Dierckx (Wijnegem, Belgium) on 28 January 2010 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

This jelly fungus (Auricularia auricula-judae or Judas's ear fungus) can be found during winter. With the sunlight comming from behind, it resembles a sunset behind the mountains.

Image: Schilde (Be)

Canon EOS 400D 1/20 second F/5.0 ISO 100 60 mm

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KriKridesign from Cully, Switzerland

a mushroom...Nature has strange ideas sometimnes...!

28 Jan 2010 12:51pm

@KriKridesign: indeed - for one who is prepared to look around ...

Jaap from Friesland, Netherlands

Excellent picture. Beautiful light, nice colors.

28 Jan 2010 9:09pm

@Jaap: Dank voor je commentaar.

Self-Indulgence from Chicagoland, United States

I really like how you've captured light through it.

29 Jan 2010 3:39am

@Self-Indulgence: In my opinion, photography is all about light - i will never stop catching ...
Thanks for your comment.

Canon EOS 400D
1/20 second
F/5.0
ISO 100
60 mm

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