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Rutstroemia firma

Posted by
Johan Dierckx (Wijnegem, Belgium) on 23 January 2013 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Rutstroemia firma (NL: Eikentakstromakelkje / EN: Brown Cup / DE: Harter Stromabecherling, Derbe Stromabecherling / FR: Rutstroemia firma) is a fungus in the Rutstroemiaceae family. The cup is usually 0.5–1.5cm across, cup-shaped expanding flattened and wavy, attached by a short 2–3mm long stalk , inner surface ochraceous brown, outer similarly coloured and becoming wrinkled. It is only found on fallen oak branches during autumn and early winter.

Image: Brecht (BE) – 13/11/2012

Canon EOS 400D 1/5 second F/5.6 ISO 200 150 mm

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☺ ► ƸɼiϾ ◄ ☼ from Narbonne, France

you do an interesting work on mushrooms, a good serie ☺

23 Jan 2013 5:33am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Amazing specimen! Wonderful color and detail!

23 Jan 2013 10:41am

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice & wonderful!
Beautiful focus & colors!

26 Jan 2013 12:16pm

Canon EOS 400D
1/5 second
ISO 200
150 mm