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Stemonitopsis typhina - stage 2 - detail

Posted by
Johan Dierckx (Wijnegem, Belgium) on 8 March 2015 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Stemonitopsis typhina

NL: Zilveren Schijnpluimpje
EN: Stemonitopsis typhina
DE: Stemonitopsis typhina
FR: Stemonitopsis typhina

Image: Schilde (BE) - 06/09/2014
Magnification 4:1 Actual width of the image about 6 mm

Stemonitopsis typhina is another species of Slime mold. In this series I show the different stages of development of the sporangia. All stages were present at the same time in the same place (found on a decaying Fagus sylvatica, the European beech).

Canon EOS 7D 1/200 second F/5.6 ISO 200 65 mm

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Akbar&Armaghan from Gorgan, Iran

Amazing. . .

8 Mar 2015 5:33am

Marie-France from Angers, France

encore des petits ballons...c'est bluffant ! ***** bonne journée !

8 Mar 2015 9:49am

Maxine from Christchurch, New Zealand

Stunning macro.

8 Mar 2015 7:16pm

L'Angevine from Angers, France

oh superbe les couleurs comme des préservatifs!!!lol

9 Mar 2015 11:18am

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