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Hygrocybe conica - detail

Posted by
Johan Dierckx (Wijnegem, Belgium) on 12 November 2010 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Hygrocybe conica (Zwartwordende wasplaat (BE) / Witch's hat (EN) / Schwärzende Saftling (DE) / hygrophore conique (FR)) More info on the species: see yesterday's post.
In this image I tried to get a closer look at the marvelous hairy structures on the cap.

Image: Schilde (BE) - 05/10/2010

Canon EOS 400D 1/400 second F/8.0 ISO 200 150 mm

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Garfield from Ancaster Ontario, Canada

Unique find! Thanks for sharing :)

12 Nov 2010 7:14pm

Marilla from Turku, Finland

Fantastic details!

13 Nov 2010 4:19pm

Canon EOS 400D
1/400 second
ISO 200
150 mm