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Closeups in Nature (1 per day Limit) NO DOMESTIC or FARM ANIMALS

Nature Photography, up close (no spiders; minimum man-made)

Toadstools and Mushrooms (fungi)

This challenge closed about 6 years ago.

The Challenge

It’s that time of year when the dampness and warmth provide the perfect growing for mushrooms, toadstools and all kinds of fungus. So thats what we want to see. PHOTOS ONLY PLEASE.

Judging / Voting Criteria

Voting is as always. Vote for your favourite image or images. No canvassing for votes please. Allow your image to win on merit!!
The winner will be the one with the highest numbe of votes.

Rewards & Prizes

Banners for the 9 runners up and the winner gets a banner, bragging rights and time in the group as a featured member.

Additional Information

PLEASE READ HERE. Images MUST be entered into the group FIRST. Then you may enter it into the challenge. Entrants not in the group will be removed. No discussion will be entered into regarding this. Colour images only with nothing man made in the shot and no humans either please.

Cover Image: Perky Parasols by spottydog06


The Top Ten

Enoki Forest by John Poon

Enoki Forest by John Poon was voted the most popular entry in this challenge with 7 votes.

  • Amanita by JuliaPaa
  • Fungi, Woodstock Demesne, Inistioge, County Kilkenny, Ireland by Andrew Jones
  • Morning Mushroom:  Adorned with Dew by Alison M
  • The Best Seat Is On Top by Jo Nijenhuis
  • fly agaric: gnome real estate by Grandalf
  • Velvet Foot by Rusty Katchmer
  • Amanitas for Anita by wolfepaw
  • Mushroom in the rain by Heidi Mooney-Hill
  • Tiny Toadstools  by Adam  Davey

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    Lots of Teeth

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