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Comatricha nigra

Posted by
Johan Dierckx (Wijnegem, Belgium) on 25 December 2013 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

NL: Ik wens iedereen een vredevol Kerstfeest en gelukkig nieuwjaar
EN: I wish everyone a peaceful Christmas and happy New Year
DE: Ich wünsche allen ein friedliches Weihnachten und ein glückliches Neues Jahr
FR: Je souhaite à tous un Noël paisible et heureuse Nouvelle Année

Nature provides its own Christmas Decorations:
Comatricha nigra (BE: Langstelig kroeskopje / no other common names found ) is a species of slime mold.

Image: Schilde (BE) - 11/12/2013
Actual image size +/- 7,5mm x 5mm (MP-E65 @ 3x)

Canon EOS 7D 1/160 second F/4.5 ISO 200 65 mm

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Bruce from Tacoma, United States

Very nice photo. Merry Christmas to you and your family.

25 Dec 2013 9:18am

Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

Merry Christmas to you and your family!

25 Dec 2013 9:18am

christine from schoten, Belgium

Bijzonder mooi! Warme en gezellige feestdagen.

25 Dec 2013 10:43am

L'angevine from Angers, France


26 Dec 2013 10:12am

Ddo from Verdun, France

Great too ! Happy season's greetings

28 Dec 2013 7:24pm

Canon EOS 7D
1/160 second
ISO 200
65 mm