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Porcelain Fungi on a fallen beech tree: V 2 is posted just to give an indication of the jungle I had to negotiate and perhaps explains why I came home rather mucky, and at the same time shows where V 1 was situated.

My thanks to all who commented on Yellow on Black, and with special thanks to Carol {Caziwinkle's} for her cherished User Award.

Ronnie.

Camera:Nikon D600 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Nikon FX 28-300mm.
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:"Porcelain Fungi"
Username:RonnieAG RonnieAG
Uploaded:6 Nov 2013 - 12:35 PM
Tags:Beech tree., Flowers & plants, Fungi, Porcelain
Votes:Voting Disabled
Views:227
Unique Views:91
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User_Removed
6 Nov 2013 - 12:39 PM

Beautiful captures, I like V1 best. Smile

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JohnChambersPhotography

Good lighting Ronnie, your choice of angle shows these off perfectly, well spotted and presented.

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CarolG
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6 Nov 2013 - 1:01 PM

A wonderful 'shroom family, well captured. Carol

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Fefe
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6 Nov 2013 - 1:05 PM


Quote: explains why I came home rather mucky

I used to do that when I was five RonnieWinkBlushTongue..... Hope you wasnt in troubleSad
Well worth a night in the "doghouse"Wink
Diane

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AnnChown
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6 Nov 2013 - 1:10 PM

A fine collection Ronnie very beautifully captured - I loved your story about getting so mucky!

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ColleenA
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6 Nov 2013 - 1:10 PM

Great images Ronnie....I think we all arrive home mucky when we are out capturing nature...

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Irishkate
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6 Nov 2013 - 1:17 PM

It's one thing my grandson getting mucky but a grown man - really Ronnie!!!!
the things we do to ge the shot.
Looks like you have a very fine crop of fungi in PCP.
A very photgenic crop here with so many images if you could get in the right position.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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Daisymaye
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6 Nov 2013 - 1:22 PM

But just look at what you found. A whole community of little fungi. I like getting mucky, it's so worthwhile. Great images Ronnie.

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sweetpea62
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6 Nov 2013 - 1:36 PM

Both excellent images Ronnie..Lin

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barbarahirst
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6 Nov 2013 - 1:47 PM

those fungi just dont look real .....
looks like a wonderful place to take photos...and get mucky!!!!

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ali63
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6 Nov 2013 - 1:50 PM

excellent images,

Ali Grin

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taggart
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6 Nov 2013 - 2:14 PM

The fungi are so delightful--tiny and unique growing all together-- You have made a great image of them!

Mucky-- name of the game--- we have some woods like your image, not nearly so nice, down by the creek--- We call the area the SCARY WOODS!

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6 Nov 2013 - 2:24 PM

Fine compositions Ronnie, like the detail in V1 which is my favourite,
Fred.

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richmowil
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6 Nov 2013 - 2:54 PM

Excellent light on this fine composition!! Good detail well presented.

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NaturesHaven
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6 Nov 2013 - 2:58 PM

Just like real porcelain..............very delicate (V1) which is my favourite..................GrinGrinGrin

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Caziwinkles
6 Nov 2013 - 3:14 PM

Such fine composition here Ronnie - well worth a little dirt on the knees!! Tongue

Carol

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Sylviwhalley
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6 Nov 2013 - 3:56 PM

Two beautiful shots, lovely light and detail.
Sylvia

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gary_d
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6 Nov 2013 - 3:57 PM

This is a fine example of a wonderful image but not showing the whole story behind it, I often think that I wish the viewer knew what i went through to get the shot.

Nice to see the bigger picture.

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rayme330
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6 Nov 2013 - 4:12 PM

Having trouble here deciding which of these two super shots is my favourite. I think I'll go for V2 as it is an excellent composition with great colour and detail.

Ray

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6 Nov 2013 - 4:26 PM

A beautifully observed close up of this wonderful species of fungi. However for me the star of the show is image number two. Wonderfully green and lush, almost tropical...

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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mikbee
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6 Nov 2013 - 4:27 PM

Looks so delicate Ronnie.
A bit of porcelain you wont put in the dishwasher !!
Good shots.
Mick.

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6 Nov 2013 - 4:40 PM

I can just imagine lots of fairies about and in between the fungi.

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viscostatic
6 Nov 2013 - 4:41 PM

An excellent shot of the fungi in their habitat Ronnie.

Phil.

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WhiteRose1
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6 Nov 2013 - 5:27 PM

...... isn't it handy when they're in a tree off the ground though Smile and this variety does reflect the light so well off their shiny caps.

Dave

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Tynnwrlluniau
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6 Nov 2013 - 6:01 PM

Excellent composition and exposure, Ronnie. I really like this one and well worth getting a bit mucky to capture.
Alun

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6 Nov 2013 - 6:03 PM

V1 is outstanding Ronnie, and deserves being awarded, so here's mine for starters Wink

John Smile

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6 Nov 2013 - 6:18 PM

A very interesting group of Porcelain fungi. Dirty knees are an occupational hazard when photographing fungiSmile

Alan.

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6 Nov 2013 - 6:35 PM

I am very impressed at the lengths you went to, Ronnie!
V1 is a real feast - for the eyes, that is!

Richard

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EileenH
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6 Nov 2013 - 6:40 PM

Beautiful setSmile

Eileen

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annettep38
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6 Nov 2013 - 6:44 PM

like a group of dancing lights. Fantastic detail Ronnie!
Just discovered v2 it is a stunner, wonderful greens

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6 Nov 2013 - 7:23 PM

Another cracking shot Ronnie, I have never seen these except in photographs.
Ray

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6 Nov 2013 - 7:45 PM

Been on your knees again Ronnie, to get these lovely shots.
Brian

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6 Nov 2013 - 7:51 PM

Can't help but be a heathen, Ronnie, and say they remind me of a fleet of Starship Enterprises out of Star Trek...not a trekkie, are you?Wink

Malc

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6 Nov 2013 - 8:01 PM

V1 - Superb ' shroom' image Ronnie. Interesting to see the location.

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jaktis
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6 Nov 2013 - 8:15 PM

Delicate details

Peter

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6 Nov 2013 - 9:28 PM

Brilliant imagesSmile
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6 Nov 2013 - 9:46 PM

Terrific shot, Ronnie. Well worth getting mucky.

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6 Nov 2013 - 9:47 PM

Excellent Ronnie,Smile

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6 Nov 2013 - 11:36 PM

Love the delicacy of V1 and the robust terrain in v2.

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7 Nov 2013 - 8:34 AM

Nicely captured Ronnie.
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7 Nov 2013 - 9:09 AM

You were really getting down and dirty Ronnie TongueGrin. But well worth a bit of muck for this lovely shot. beautiful light and those fungi are glistening beautifully. That would be great to photograph with all it's fungi. Moira

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7 Nov 2013 - 12:13 PM

V1 is brilliant Ronnie. The fungi at bottom really does look like porcelain !

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7 Nov 2013 - 4:37 PM

Some interesting shapes here Ronnie and there is certainly a look of delicate porcelain about the fungi. Reminds me of those flying saucer sweets!
Cliff

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7 Nov 2013 - 4:53 PM

Well seen and the image has the fungi sharp and with their sheen. I particularly love V2 showing them in context, looks like a fantasy forest!

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7 Nov 2013 - 5:13 PM

Beautiful work Ronnie, the little family of mushrooms clinging to the tree are quite delightful.
I also love V2 with that bough hanging down and forming a wonderful diagonal across the woodland scene.
I can well imagine how mucky you got getting into the mushrooms.

Dougie

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8 Nov 2013 - 12:07 PM

Excellent images of something so delicate. Wonderful composition (under difficult circumstances) and well exposed. Well done!
Richard
PS Is there no end to the wonders of your garden?

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8 Nov 2013 - 2:11 PM

They really do look as delicate as porcelain!
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8 Nov 2013 - 9:39 PM

Splendid shots & esp. love V2
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9 Nov 2013 - 6:38 AM

How delightful is V1 but V2 has so much more that meets the eye.
Muck will always wash off with the aids of today, the capture is worth it
all in the end…….WinkWinkWink

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9 Nov 2013 - 9:50 AM

A lovely shot Ronnie - they always make me think of a block of flats for fairies. One of my children asked me this question many years ago. A

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9 Nov 2013 - 10:46 AM

Superb work, Ronnie - love both images but V1 just has the edge for me . You have brought out the textures and tones of the Porcelains beautifully and I love the composition.
Sylvia

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13 Nov 2013 - 7:08 PM

It looks like you had an enjoyable time hunting for fungi in the forest Ronnie, I must upload some of the ones I took at Crickley Hill when i finally get round to downloading them and editing them!Blush

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14 Nov 2013 - 6:39 AM

You've captured the Magic of the place very very well Ronnie... Grin
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