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Hymenoscyphus fructigenus - detail

Posted by
Johan Dierckx (Wijnegem, Belgium) on 13 February 2015 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Hymenoscyphus fructigenus

NL: Eikeldopzwam
EN: Acorn cup
DE: Hymenoscyphus fructigenus
FR: Hymenoscyphus fructigenus

Image: Ranst (BE) - 02/09/2014

The Acorn cup is a saprobic fungus growing gregariously or in clusters during summer and fall on beech nuts, hickory shells, acorns (as in this image), and other nuts. The fruiting bodies are cup shaped to disc shaped; the disc up to 4 mm across.

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

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Dimitrios from ATHENS, Greece

superb macro

13 Feb 2015 9:41am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

What a beautiful little study this makes . .

13 Feb 2015 10:41am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Gorgeous.

13 Feb 2015 11:19am

Marie-France from Angers, France

Superbe !

13 Feb 2015 2:59pm

Robert D. Burr from Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Very nice.

13 Feb 2015 3:46pm

L'Angevine from Angers, France

bien

14 Feb 2015 9:32am

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

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