Just a few cm more to the left than the previous picture ... The calyptera just wagling in the gentle spring-breeze ...
For most of my pictures I take my time ... waiting, waiting, ... here I had to be realy fast: a few moments after I took the picture, the wind blew a little stonger, taking the hairy cap with it and leaving the capsula unprotected...
Polytrichum piliferum (Bristly Haircap - Ruig haarmos)
(Taken with 150mm macro + 1.4 extender, natural light, no crop.)
Kalmthout (Be) - 18/03/2010
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