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Diachea leucopoda #4

Posted by
Johan Dierckx (Wijnegem, Belgium) on 5 December 2010 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Diachea leucopoda (Witpootglinsterkopje (BE) / White-footed Slime (EN)) is a species of slime mold.
More info and general view: see 3 previous posts.

Image taken with 150mm macro + 2x Extender + 1.4x Extender, natural sunlight. (An individual sporangium is max. 0.6mm in diameter and between 1 and 1.5mm in hight.)

Image: Wijnegem (BE) - 08/10/2010

Canon EOS 400D 1/4 second F/14.0 ISO 200 300 mm

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Christine from Duns, United Kingdom

Superb angle, excellent series

5 Dec 2010 7:45am

Julie Brown from Indianapolis, United States

Oh, this is wonderful, Johan. I love the sparkly color on the sporangia. So you stacked your converters on your macro lens. I need to try that! I see that the camera recognized your 2X but not your 1.4X.

6 Dec 2010 10:05am

Chacha from Leuven, Belgium

Heel speciaal en orgineel vastgelegd!

10 Dec 2010 5:29pm

Canon EOS 400D
1/4 second
ISO 200
300 mm