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Fungi on a tree stump, Stanton Park, Swindon

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Comments (7)

Brian B16 on October 9, 2009

These small and delicate fungi were growing from a piece of rotten wood near an old railway line.

Feenixx on October 10, 2009

Very impressive angle and composition, beautiful background rendering... the leaves near the right edge round it off nicely. Great shot!

Are they a Psylocibe species, I wonder, an intoxicating variety? They do look a lot like them...

Brian B16 on October 10, 2009

Thanks for your comments Feenixx. It is possible they are Psylocibes. I'm not sure I'd want to try them on the off-chance though!

TonyWalker Studio4t1 on October 17, 2009

Hi i don't think they are magic mushrooms or Liberty caps if thats what you mean by Psylocibes as they grow in fields and are dark inside.

Brian B16 on October 17, 2009

Probably just common or garden toadstools. Thanks for your input studio4t1

Timothy K on February 24, 2010

Excellent shot! I found you through the forum by accident and glad I did. You have a great gallery!! Cheers from Winnipeg Canada Tim

Brian B16 on February 24, 2010

Thanks for your kind comments Tim. I'll be sure to take a look at your gallery soon! All the best from the UK, Brian

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on October 9, 2009
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Brian B16
    • Camera: Panasonic DMC-FZ7
    • Taken on 2009/10/08 15:05:07
    • Exposure: 0.033s (1/30)
    • Focal Length: 6.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/2.800
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • Flash fired