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Gymnopus androsaceus

Posted by
Johan Dierckx (Wijnegem, Belgium) on 15 January 2013 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Gymnopus androsaceus (NL: Paardenhaartaailing / EN: Horsehair Parachute mushroom / DE: Rosshaar-Blasssporrübling, Rosshaar-Schwindling / FR: Marasme crin-de-cheval). This litter decomposer often occurs in large groups but is easily overlooked.The tiny caps are dark-brown to reddish-brown, striate-rugulose, typically depressed at the disc, the stipes blackish, generally smooth and wire-like, with abundant black hair-like rhizomorphs permeating the duff.

Image: Schilde (BE) – 06/11/2012

Canon EOS 400D 1/30 second F/5.6 ISO 200 150 mm

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Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

De compositie is prachtig.
Een fijne dag.

15 Jan 2013 8:17am

Aigleloup from Rebecq, Belgium

Tres belle composition

15 Jan 2013 8:55am

Marie-Line from Lille, France


15 Jan 2013 9:17am

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice & amazing!
so beautiful focus, composition, colors & lights!
L O V E L Y !!!

15 Jan 2013 11:59am

Christine from Le Gosier, Guadeloupe, France

Sublime !!!!

15 Jan 2013 3:44pm

aaanouel from Heredia, Costa Rica

Excellent "portrait", so clear and sharp against the beautiful bokeh on the background.
Congrats Johan!

15 Jan 2013 3:51pm

LauraS from Chico, United States

These look so delicate and dreamlike. Great shot and share.

15 Jan 2013 5:52pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Absolutely beautiful! I have never seen mushrooms like that before!

15 Jan 2013 10:28pm

Sharon Pleasants from Monroe, Louisiana, United States

Very beautiful. Excellent DOF and framing!

15 Jan 2013 10:30pm

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Stunning Photo!

15 Jan 2013 11:51pm

Paul from summerside, Canada

Nice image

16 Jan 2013 1:44am

Canon EOS 400D
1/30 second
ISO 200
150 mm