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This slug was enjoying his feast...but apparently they can't eat a whole one Found yesterday in a very cold & hail swept Epping forest....Brrrrrr
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first class find and capture, looks quite amazing, well done
A good find Mike but it does make me smile,we spend all that time looking for perfect ones & these are the culprits that munch away as fast as the shutter goes down
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Neither can I
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Nor would you want to Janet
yummy ,just love the colour ,and that slug haha
Brilliant shot - well spotted - Elizabeth
At last a fungi shot with a difference. Well done. Andy
Great capture Mike, have you put the DSLR kit up on ebay yet
Am hoping to get over to BP again tomorrow for a good look around.
All the best
A perfect find, Mike, and a superb shot. The toadstool sits very comfortably between the two arching branches and on its bed of green.
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Think I'll hang onto the big stuff for a while longer Clive...unless you're thinking of making me an offer I can't refuse
Have a great weekend,
Fantastic capture, a perfect composition. Carol
Quote: Brilliant shot - well spotted - Elizabeth
Excellent shot Mike; great detail and love the setting with the autumn forest with bonus of the landslide on the stalk and the slug.
I don't know much about fungi lifecycles - are they trying to attract slugs to help them to spread?
Lucky timing to find the culprit in action. That little camera's great for capturing close-ups in the context of their wider surroundings. It's probably good for your back too...
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No Tim, the slugs just like to make looking for a good one harder for us togs The fungi have something similar to a root system: hyphae or thread like filaments make up the mycelium, which spreads underground/under tree bark etc & in turn produces the visible fungi under the right conditions. Fungi are the fruiting bodies and distribute spores (seeds for want of a better description) to produce future generations.
It's good to travel light occasionally Tony and still be able to take images & yes it does ease the back too
What an incredible shot. Seen plenty that have been attacked but never seen one with a resident in like this. Well done for spotting it.
Superb detail and colour.....well seen and taken shot...
Thank you both for your comments appreciated
Lovely detail in this one Mike.
Thank you Geoff
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lol, makes a change to see slug instu.lesley
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