Brief Landing

By taggart  
Brief Landing

The insect is a variety of hover fly--exploring the still blooming garden phlox--



NOTE: The version is an update on the un-identified fungi of a previous image--- for those who offered some id's---perhaps now?



Tags: Flowers and plants Botanicals

Comments


12 Oct 2019 10:34PM
Beautiful Jenn..Lin
Saastad Plus
1 16 7 Norway
12 Oct 2019 10:43PM
Beautiful work both of them Jennifer, but the lead is a smal favorite!

Arne Smile
12 Oct 2019 10:43PM
Lead for me Jenn, beautiful flower and an excellent capture of the hoverfly,
Fred.
12 Oct 2019 10:53PM
Lovely set, my Fave is the lead for its beautiful soft tones.

LorySmile
Toobi_Won 9 77 8 England
12 Oct 2019 10:59PM
Two superbly shot and presented images, Jenn.
The lead for me by a very small margin.
Mike
12 Oct 2019 11:00PM
Fine work, Jenn.
Lillian Plus
11 23 17 United Kingdom
12 Oct 2019 11:03PM
Has to be your lead of that
beautiful flower
RonnieAG Plus
10 154 119 Scotland
13 Oct 2019 12:01AM
The lead image is lovely, Jenn: I have perused my books on fungi and can find nothing that matches in appearance your image. All I can confirm, as you already know, is that it is a bracket fungus of some type. Sorry I can't be more helpful.
R.
gajewski 16 10 9 United States
13 Oct 2019 12:39AM
Amazing sharp detail in that bee.
-=\Walter
13 Oct 2019 4:32AM
The fungi is interesting ,sorry cannot I.D it .But looks like the end of a sea lions flipper . Hover flies are so cool ..I love it when hundreds invade and buzz inside our flowering crabapple every June .
Cheers Walt
adagio Plus
1 3 2 England
13 Oct 2019 8:26AM
The lead is an absolute beauty Jenn, nicely presented too.

Angela😀
saltireblue Plus
10 11.0k 67 Norway
13 Oct 2019 8:44AM
Well timed, Jennn. Hope you get an identification for your fungus...
viscostatic 14 47 8 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2019 9:22AM
Beautiful composition and colours in the lead image Jenn.

Phil.
chase Plus
15 1.8k 442 England
13 Oct 2019 9:27AM
A good lead Jenn, I like the movement in the Hoverfly.
Your Fungus is indeed a 'Bracket', the only one I could suggest would be Oxyporus populinus 3-6 cms across, which grows on trunks of deciduous trees....don't eat it !!!
Nikonuser1 Plus
8 165 16 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2019 10:25AM
Excellent JennSmileSmile

Cliff
Mollycat Plus
7 21 2 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2019 11:36AM
Stunning looking lead Jenn.
Peter GrinGrinGrin
Beautiful lead image Jenn and an interesting fungi.
Carol
Irishkate Plus
10 42 118 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2019 11:57AM
Great landing shot Jenn.
The fungus looks like a foot with too many toes!
KateGrin
CaroleS Plus
10 442 3 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2019 1:47PM
I like the movement in the hover Jenn, a good shot.
Carole
EMJAYCEE Plus
11 10 10 England
13 Oct 2019 2:00PM
Beautiful lead Jenn. Fungus knowledge very limited!
Joan
Maiwand 13 3 73 England
13 Oct 2019 3:01PM
Excellent closeup. Well spotted.
Ron
bricurtis Plus
15 2.3k 50 England
13 Oct 2019 3:38PM
Lovely lead image - hover-fly bonus.
fentiger 19 920 24 England
13 Oct 2019 4:19PM
Well composed and pleasing image

Albert
JuBarney Plus
9 33 5 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2019 4:28PM
Two fine captures
Ju
pascalg Plus
13 37 1 France
13 Oct 2019 5:28PM
impressive capture
bliba Plus
14 2 Austria
14 Oct 2019 6:22AM
wonderful close up work
annettep38 9 219 42 Germany
14 Oct 2019 6:35AM
Simply beautiful, excellent work with the whites

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