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Comments (16)

not1word on October 20, 2009

Really nice detail, Marilyn. It's a perfect catch!

joyfotos on October 20, 2009

What a lovely setting for this delicate parasol! Such lovely colors!

Janina_Bieleńko on October 20, 2009

Charming picture! Compliments. Janina

Samantha Lacy ღ on October 23, 2009

A fantastic macro shot Marilyn! I took a few fungi shots myself last weekend but I wasn't very pleased with them all the ones I came across had been half eaten or trampled on :( This one is being tucked away in my faves!

:)) Sam

Bruce MacIver on October 23, 2009

A 'best of' from me to you Marilyn. I like the cute baby pictures too.

Marilyn Whiteley on October 23, 2009

Thank you, n1w, joyphotos, Janina, Sam, and Bruce, with special thanks to Sam and Bruce for the honours.

This was on the far side of a fallen log beside the path, so it was in no danger of being trampled. But I'm definitely not as supple as I used to be, and the angle was awkward, so I feel lucky to have captured this before the sun moved (well, actually the earth), leaving the little mushroom in a shadow.


mardrl on October 24, 2009

What a little beauty! Mushrooms are very hard to shoot for those of us who don't bend like we used to. :)

whoelius on October 24, 2009

Beautiful. Love this.

christian caffin on October 25, 2009

Nice macro. Cheers, Christian

Amelia Royan on November 4, 2009

These little toadstools are delightful Marilyn, and this one does resemble a parasol fit for the best cocktail. I found some lovely fungi 4 weeks ago at Hålandsvatnet in Norway, I expect they have all gone now!

Greetings from Norway, Amelia

((Ospr3y)) on November 20, 2009

Great macro! What a terrific shot! The blur in the background and the great focus make this an attractive photo! This fungi almost looks like and umbrella! The lighting is marvelous!

Love the photo


Greetings from Augusta, GA


whoelia on November 20, 2009

Awww... it looks like a little tropical hut. How wonderful.

©Würmer on November 23, 2009

Look, Marilyn, I caught me one, too...

...who caught me right back !

(: Loved your Brazilean travelogue! :)

Audrone on November 26, 2009

Very nice colours! Greetings. Audre..

Juan Pastor on December 1, 2009

Great macro shot! Marylin. PErfect focus and composition.

Greetings from Spain, Juan.

Pawel Klobukowski on February 9, 2010

very fine macro!

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on October 19, 2009
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Marilyn Whiteley
    • Taken on 2009/08/24 12:51:45
    • Exposure: 0.013s (1/80)
    • Focal Length: 9.84mm
    • F/Stop: f/3.500
    • ISO Speed: ISO50
    • Exposure Bias: -1.00 EV
    • No flash