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Fly Agaric (Amanita muscaria)

Another image taken whilst out in the rain on Sunday.

I didn't dare change my lens with the weather being the way it was, and made do with what I had!

ISO 400 f5.6 with on board flash

Camera:Canon EOS 20D
Lens:sigma 50-500mm
Recording media:CF
Title:Fly agaric
Username:daffydill56 daffydill56
Uploaded:24 Oct 2006 - 8:00 PM
Tags:Amanita muscaria, Close-up / macro, Flowers & plants, Fly agaric, Fungi, Poisonous, Toadstool, Wildlife / nature
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Hazard
Hazard Plus Member 111192 forum postsHazard vcard United Kingdom
24 Oct 2006 - 8:04 PM

beautiful, love the colours in this

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peter_oak
peter_oak Plus Member 9peter_oak vcard England
24 Oct 2006 - 8:14 PM

Nice shot Daff. Glad to see you have been out and about. I've found it really quite difficult to find this kind of fungi in any good condition.
Peter

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daffydill56
daffydill56 Plus Member 11190 forum postsdaffydill56 vcard United Kingdom
24 Oct 2006 - 8:18 PM

Peter, there were very few at Sevenoaks, and most have been chewed!I found these in a wood near Canterbury.

Fran

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highlander
highlander  1132 forum posts Scotland
24 Oct 2006 - 8:56 PM

Such a vivid red Fran...there seem to be so many of those around this year...good close up details.
Doug.

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pcjackso
pcjackso Junior Plus Member 9pcjackso vcard
24 Oct 2006 - 9:36 PM

Nice colours and detail Fran.Good fungi shot
Pauline

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retepr
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24 Oct 2006 - 11:04 PM

Great shot Fran. Sorry I kicked em all to piecesin sevenoaks.

retepr

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daffydill56
daffydill56 Plus Member 11190 forum postsdaffydill56 vcard United Kingdom
25 Oct 2006 - 6:17 AM

Thanks everyone for your comments and hearts, much appreciated.

Peter, so it is your fault is it? LOL

Fran

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tull
tull Plus Member 11181 forum poststull vcard United Kingdom
25 Oct 2006 - 11:14 AM

wonderful light and deep colours Fran.

Mark.

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hattrick
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25 Oct 2006 - 4:29 PM

Well seen and presented Fran.

Geoff

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yjjeep
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25 Oct 2006 - 10:47 PM

I am glad i am not the only one that likes to shoot in the rain.Very nice shot and do not forget your mukluks.

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tonymarq
tonymarq Plus Member 9tonymarq vcard United States
25 Oct 2006 - 11:30 PM

Fran excellent color captured and as always a great photographer like yourself will go to any length even rain!


stay well
tonymarq

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daffydill56
daffydill56 Plus Member 11190 forum postsdaffydill56 vcard United Kingdom
26 Oct 2006 - 6:39 AM

Thanks once again guys, for your comments and hearts. Always appreciated.

Fran

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KBan
KBan Plus Member 9469 forum postsKBan vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
26 Oct 2006 - 7:29 PM

nice one Fran, pity the Elf wasn't sat on it!
keith

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daffydill56
daffydill56 Plus Member 11190 forum postsdaffydill56 vcard United Kingdom
26 Oct 2006 - 7:31 PM

LOL Keith.

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Hawkgenes
Hawkgenes Plus Member 9Hawkgenes vcard United Kingdom
28 Oct 2006 - 7:39 PM

A super piece of work Fran. Personally, I can't face getting down so low these days.

Hawk

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daffydill56
daffydill56 Plus Member 11190 forum postsdaffydill56 vcard United Kingdom
28 Oct 2006 - 7:49 PM

Know what you mean Hawk! It catches up with all of us in the end :o) Thanks for the comment.

Fran

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taggart
taggart Plus Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2006 - 9:06 PM

ONly thing wrong with using the 50-500 for this shot would be how unwieldly it would have been for you! Nice one, Jennnnnnnnnnn

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daffydill56
daffydill56 Plus Member 11190 forum postsdaffydill56 vcard United Kingdom
28 Oct 2006 - 9:15 PM

LOL Jenn, thanks for your comment.

Fran

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