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Ceratiomyxa fruticulosa

Posted by
Johan Dierckx (Wijnegem, Belgium) on 21 January 2015 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Ceratiomyxa fruticulosa

NL: Gewoon IJsvingertje
EN: Ceratiomyxa fruticulosa
DE: Geweihförmiger Schleimpilz
FR: Ceratiomyxa fruticulosa

Image: Schilde (BE) - 20/08/2014

Canon EOS 7D 1/160 second F/16.0 ISO 200 65 mm

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Maxine from Christchurch, New Zealand

Where is this one found? its like an anemone

21 Jan 2015 7:48am

@Maxine: It is found on a rotten piece of wood ... Don't be mislead by the actual size of the image ... The little "horns" are just 1 or 2 mm in hight ... An interesting page on the species can be found at https://www.messiah.edu/oakes/fungi_on_wood/club%20and%20coral/species%20pages/Ceratiomyxa%20fruticulosa.htm

Dimitrios from ATHENS, Greece

a fine macro indeed*

21 Jan 2015 8:21am

Marie-France from Angers, France

Splendide !*****

21 Jan 2015 8:47am

kerrfoa from Châteaubriant, France

C'est splendide!

21 Jan 2015 9:17am

sawsengee from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

beautiful closeup with fine visual display & depth of field

21 Jan 2015 9:21am

L'Angevine from Angers, France

C'est si bien fait

22 Jan 2015 8:24am

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