Mystical Shrooms

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Comments (19)

Derek Holzapfel on October 23, 2010

It is the time of year when mushrooms blossom. This would be a Helvella lacunosa.

someGuyinmasset on October 23, 2010

Really neat shot of these, Derek, and yeah I'm sure it would be a helluva something if you ate them.

Derek Holzapfel on October 23, 2010

Let me have a bite and get back to you.........or not.

seabow on October 24, 2010

Wonderful shot! Must be powerful shrooms - I get high just looking at them :)

Derek Holzapfel on October 24, 2010

Seabow - I thought of this after your comment. Of course I think the same line was in Up In Smoke. Parrot High

Laurel211 on October 24, 2010

Wonderful sculpture here Derek, you did a good job photographing them, nice depth of field...please don't eat them.

Derek Holzapfel on October 25, 2010

DOHHHHHHH, now you tell me...... whaaaa. Why are there 6 screens waving at me on my desk, I think this is my desk.

Laurel211 on October 25, 2010

Derek...I told you not to eat them...why don't you listen???

Nawitka on October 28, 2010

Hey, I have these too! Or, I used to ... thought they were round here somewheres ... uh, I mean, what was I lookin for?

Derek Holzapfel on October 28, 2010

Quick Nawitka, go out and take some photos before you land~~~~~~~~

Nawitka on October 28, 2010

Like, totally!

Sylviane Klein on October 29, 2010

Witches' meeting for hallowen? Mes amitiés. Syl

whoelius on November 1, 2010

Well, I certainly look forward to see the next installments in your gallery, NatureDiver.

©junebug on November 7, 2010

Great shot of this strange looking mushroom, Derek! Almost looks like a sculpture! Very beautiful! Cheers, Anne

Karen James on November 23, 2010

Great looking mushrooms Derek I like the light around them, nice blurred background, like3.

Warm Wishes,


Martin Bring on December 6, 2010

I really like your rarified mushrooms. ;)

Rol/Photo/Alsace on February 3, 2011

Unique, très beau champignon, aussi très original



Piallin on March 26, 2013

Thanks for your contribution to the Mycology group

Derek Holzapfel on March 28, 2013

Thank you Piallin

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  • Uploaded on October 23, 2010
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    by Derek Holzapfel
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    • Exposure: 0.100s
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