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Crepidotus variabilis

Posted by
Johan Dierckx (Wijnegem, Belgium) on 30 January 2013 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Crepidotus variabilis (NL: Wit oorzwammetje / EN: Variable Oysterling / DE: Gemeines Stummelfüsschen / FR: Crépidote variable) Crepidotus variabilis is a tiny, kidney-shaped fungus that appears on dead twigs of broad-leaved trees in autumn and winter. The attachment is virtually always sessile (having no stem). Many authorities give this genus family status as Crepidotaceae, while others include the genus Crepidotus within the family Inocybaceae; this should be a warning that these little fungi are not for eating, as some Inocybe species are deadly poisonous.

Image: Brecht (BE) – 27/11/2012

Canon EOS 7D 1/60 second F/5.6 ISO 200 150 mm

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Marie-Line from Lille, France

Splendide!

30 Jan 2013 9:48am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Once again, amazing detail in your work.

30 Jan 2013 10:46am

aaanouel from Heredia, Costa Rica

As always Johan... great shot!
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30 Jan 2013 1:33pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

woow!
very nice & amazing!
so beautiful colors & texture!

30 Jan 2013 10:09pm

Canon EOS 7D
1/60 second
F/5.6
ISO 200
150 mm

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basidiomycota
agaricomycetes
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