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Thank you for your comments & votes on my last Image....
I found these shrooms growing in the old runner bean tub yesterday...there are still lots of babies coming up...I missed the large ones opening their caps...so hope i can catch the little ones in timeSmile
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Leucocoprinus birnbaumii
Leucocoprinus birnbaumii (luke-o-kuh-PRY-niss burn-BAUM-eee-eye) is a common mushroom in house plants and greenhouses or any other place with organically rich soil where the temperature is warm . It's a bright colorful mushroom that helps those of us in the far north get through the long, mostly mushroomlesss winter. It's also very common in the south in warmer climates, where it can grow outdoors, especially in mulched flower beds.

Camera:Canon EOS 350D
Lens:18.0-55.0 mm
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:12 Aug 2012 - 10:26 AM
Focal Length:53mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/160sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Leucocoprinus birnbaumii
Username:exposure exposure
Uploaded:13 Aug 2012 - 11:04 AM
Tags:Fungi, Lighting, Mushrooms, Natural, Plants, Soil, Sunshine.General, Unedible, Wildlife / nature
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CarolG Plus Member 8168 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2012 - 11:18 AM

What a fascinating 'thing', Pauline, I couldn't make out what it was from the thumb-nail! Breezy here today, still hot, not a cloud in the sky, and no sign of the forecasted rain Sad Carol

Last Modified By CarolG at 13 Aug 2012 - 11:19 AM
Joline Plus Member 8Joline vcard United States52 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2012 - 11:30 AM

Nice shot of this bright little fungus.

JenniCh  932 forum posts England2 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2012 - 11:47 AM

Great shot, will look forward to seeing some more emerging ................ Jenni

taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2012 - 1:11 PM

Superb macro detailas here!

NDODS Plus Member 43843 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom107 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2012 - 2:20 PM

A rather interesting and information pre-narrated supported by these extremely brilliant macro, simply brilliant, gorgeous colour shrouded in this rather nice lighting


fentiger  13915 forum posts England22 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2012 - 3:26 PM

A very fine macro shot ~ I wonder if it would work better without the patch of light in the background.


helenlinda Plus Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2012 - 3:54 PM

Very well captured Pauline SmileSmile

oldgreyheron Plus Member 8124 forum postsoldgreyheron vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2012 - 5:38 PM

Strange-looking, photographically dramatic - excellent Pauline.


paskinmj  6 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2012 - 8:54 PM

Nice macro and background information.

mrjes  11 United States
14 Aug 2012 - 7:10 AM

Outstanding image!

Glostopcat Plus Member 8248 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
21 Aug 2012 - 9:44 PM

What an unusual shaped and brightly coloured specimen, superbly captured

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