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Comatricha nigra #6

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

Comatricha nigra (Langstelig kroeskopje (BE) / no other common names found ) is a species of slime mold.

Nature provides its own christmas ornaments....
For everyone a peacefull and Merry Christmas

Image taken with 150mm macro + 2x TC + 1.4x TC in natural sunlight.
Image: Schilde (BE) - 29/10/2010

Canon EOS 400D 1/5 second F/11.0 ISO 100 300 mm

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JCJ from Troyes, France

amazing subject, excellent quality of the photo, well done

30 Dec 2010 8:08am

Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

Wow... schitterend !!! Ik wens je alvast een zeer Gelukkig Nieuwjaar :)

30 Dec 2010 11:28am

DIMITRIOS from ATHENS, Greece

This is absolutely brilliant, bravo

30 Dec 2010 2:49pm

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Tremendous image, it took a lot of work with all of that glassware!

30 Dec 2010 5:57pm

mimicy from Bordeaux, France

Très amusante photo .. de belles lumières et de superbes coloris ... compliments

30 Dec 2010 10:48pm

flyingwind风飞扬 from Bridgetown, Barbados

Matchlessly BEAUTIFUL!!!
GREAT SERIES!

31 Dec 2010 4:23am

Véro from Savoie, France

what a series of a beautiful and amazing world !

8 Jan 2011 8:19am

@Véro: Thank you very much for your comment, Véro. There is much more to explore in the micro-world so lets hope I can find some more attractive species during the comming year.

Canon EOS 400D
1/5 second
F/11.0
ISO 100
300 mm

protozoa
amoebozoa
myxogastrea
stemonitida
stemonitidaceae
comatricha
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