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I went on a fungus safari this afternoon and came across this group

Brand:Pentax
Camera:Pentax K-30 Check out PENTAXPORTAL!
Lens:smc PENTAX-DA 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 ED AL[IF] DC WR
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Focal Length:135mm
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/125sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:1600
Exposure Mode:Not Defined
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:On, Fired
White Balance:Custom
Title:Puffball Quartet
Username:Alan_Baseley Alan_Baseley
Uploaded:26 Oct 2012 - 4:41 PM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Common puffball, Fungus, Lycoperdon perlatum, Wildlife / nature
Votes:50

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AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Oct 2012 - 4:45 PM

Your title makes your search sound very exotic! A superb capture and well worth your journey Alan!
Ann

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digital_boi
26 Oct 2012 - 4:57 PM

hmm rooting around in dark dank places ...well worth it fine capture

Graham

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8141 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
26 Oct 2012 - 5:07 PM

An excellent find, Alan, and a well exposed capture. Carol

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taggart
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26 Oct 2012 - 5:26 PM

Love their prickly-ness!

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
26 Oct 2012 - 5:52 PM

Haven't seen that one round my way so it makes a nice change: well captured, Alan.
Ronnie.

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barbarahirst
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26 Oct 2012 - 5:59 PM

fantastic image. never seen these before

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christinecilia
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26 Oct 2012 - 6:31 PM

lovely. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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User_Removed
26 Oct 2012 - 6:38 PM

There was a Pappa Puffball and Momma Puffball and Little Puffball and of course not forget Baby Puffball.....

Lovely photo. Good composition. Lovely light / tones.

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Maiwand
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26 Oct 2012 - 6:53 PM

Looking for these plants (can I call them that???) is usually a source of great fun Alan. I have made one visit this tear to my favourite site but did not see a great deal. Perhaps I was a bit too early and I will have to look again.
These you have here are an excellent start.
Ron

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JohnChambersPhotography

And an excellent find it was, as is your exposer and comp, nice shot.

John

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sweetpea62
sweetpea62 e2 Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Oct 2012 - 10:26 PM

A wonderful find,great shot Alan..Lin

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CaroleS
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27 Oct 2012 - 7:16 AM

Great detail, very well captured.
Carole

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91911 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
27 Oct 2012 - 11:02 AM

Superbly detailed puff balls.

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fificat100
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27 Oct 2012 - 11:54 AM

Excellent detail on this super find. Well seen and taken.

Lavina

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Brian65
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27 Oct 2012 - 4:09 PM

Well spotted and taken Alan.
Brian

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FeatherFriend
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27 Oct 2012 - 5:05 PM

Excellent detail on these Alan,
Geoff.

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ChristineD
ChristineD e2 Member 8ChristineD vcard England
27 Oct 2012 - 5:08 PM

An excellent find, good detail and light

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
27 Oct 2012 - 8:46 PM

excellent find Smile did they taste good?

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UrbaneMagick
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27 Oct 2012 - 10:53 PM

Brilliant Alan,

I took a photo of some fungi yesterday and got nowhere near the quality of this result...very nice work.

GarethSmile

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Tibetan
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30 Oct 2012 - 11:39 AM

Nice shot good detail, if you had got them early they are very nice sliced and fried, but not at this stage, nice one regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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