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Lachnum virgineum

Posted by
Johan Dierckx (Wijnegem, Belgium) on 3 February 2013 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Lachnum virgineum (NL: Gewoon franjekelkje / EN: Snowy Disco / DE: Gemeines Weißhaarbecherchen / FR: Pézize blanc-pur) is a very small (up to 2mm) whitisch to creamy fungus that can be found on dead wood and woody debris. It is cup shaped, then flattened with a smooth inner surface. The underside is white and hairy. It is attached to the substrate by a distinct stem.

note: image made with 150mm 1:1 + 2xTC (actual image-size:+/- 11mm x 7mm)

Image: Schilde (BE) – 04/12/2012

Canon EOS 7D 1/5 second F/18.0 ISO 200 300 mm

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Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

It’s so beautiful!

3 Feb 2013 10:59am

☺ ► ƸɼiϾ ◄ ☼ from Narbonne, France

very nice, a good depth, well done ☺

3 Feb 2013 1:54pm

destani from mashhad, Iran

Great shot!

3 Feb 2013 4:23pm

Canon EOS 7D
1/5 second
ISO 200
300 mm