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And Then He Kissed Her

By chase
Another trip into my local woods, so very wet and boggy but plenty of 'shrooms.Good job I had my trusty wellies on !!

My most favourite Fungus, Candle Snuff/ Stags' Horn, Xylaria hypoxylon, found on a mossy branch.
I find it difficult to get a good image of these as they are usually in large groups and without image stacking it's hard to get hem in focus with a nice bg Sad
I was pleased with these two, didn't notice him giving her a kiss until I saw the image on screen...made me smile.
A little 'gardening' on site for a tidy up. Was lucky enough to get a half decent, natural bg.

Lit by daylight with the help of a small diffuser to stop some of the harsher light hitting the tips.

Raffle converted in Lightroom, bit of a crop and levels adjusted in Photoshop.

Thanks for dropping by.
Constructive critique and mods very welcome.
Janet xx

Tags: Kiss Woods Flowers and plants Moss Xylaria hypoxylon Candle snuff fungi

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Comments


Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
18 Oct 2019 11:17AM
Fascinating image, well seen !!
Isabel GrinGrin
18 Oct 2019 11:26AM
Just brilliant Janet, love it!
Geoff
KingBee Plus
15 553 2 Scotland
18 Oct 2019 11:28AM
Looks like a couple of eels getting it on. Great capture.

Bob
bluesandtwos 11 522 1 England
18 Oct 2019 11:52AM
I think he is nibbling her ear!Grin

Dave
SlowSong Plus
12 9.7k 30 England
18 Oct 2019 12:10PM
Aw, how can fungus be so cute? Smile
Toobi_Won 10 77 8 England
18 Oct 2019 12:23PM
"she" even seems to be blushing as well, JanetSmile
Another example (one earlier) of its not what you look at, it's what you see.
Mike
clicknimagine Plus
11 846 104 India
18 Oct 2019 2:50PM
Very nicely observed and taken...
viscostatic 15 50 11 United Kingdom
18 Oct 2019 3:07PM
An excellent image of this beautiful fungus.

Phil.
18 Oct 2019 3:37PM
Well seen and well taken. I like your title!

Val
pamelajean Plus
15 1.6k 2227 United Kingdom
18 Oct 2019 4:36PM
He likes a little nibble 'cos he's a fun guy !!!!
chase Plus
15 2.2k 566 England
18 Oct 2019 5:37PM
Thanks all.

Quote:He likes a little nibble 'cos he's a fun guy !!!!

faints, laughing

Many thanks for your UA Geoff, appreciated.
Janet xx
taggart Plus
16 47 14 United States
18 Oct 2019 9:30PM
Charming!

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