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Marasmius androsaceus

Posted by
Johan Dierckx (Wijnegem, Belgium) on 30 January 2010 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

This little muschroom (Marasmius androsaceus) has a hat between 0.3 and 1 cm. It's stem is usualy hairlike. Its common English name is "Horsehair Parachute". I found it waggling in the wind late in the afternoon. (too bad i missed the horse passing by ;-) )

Image: Kalmthout (Be)

Canon EOS 400D 1/100 second F/5.6 ISO 200 150 mm

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Mirko Herzner from Mühlheim am Main, Germany

This is a five start image. Amazing simplicity and great colors.

30 Jan 2010 7:49am

@Mirko Herzner: Thank you very much. Less is many times more ...

KriKridesign from Cully, Switzerland

I agree...simply stunning!

30 Jan 2010 10:37am

@KriKridesign: Thanks again for visiting and commenting :-) Visited your home-page: realy nice work! bravo!

elmer from Tours, France

hello. a amazing plant on a depth of field perfectly suited.

30 Jan 2010 1:02pm

@elmer: Many thanks for your comment.

Luc from Montréal, Canada

Bonjour,

Mille fois bravo !

Luc

10 Feb 2010 11:53pm

@Luc: I appreciate your oppinion...but you know that already :-). Thank you very much for this kind comment.

Barbara from Florida, United States

You are like a botanist capturing the fine art of nature. This is incredible and so unusual to see.
Superb photography.

13 Mar 2010 1:37am

Canon EOS 400D
1/100 second
F/5.6
ISO 200
150 mm

fungi
basidiomycota
agaricomycetes
agaricales
marasmiaceae
marasmius
be