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There not just found in the forest. This mushroom is completely exposed to the elements, battered by the wind and sand on the dunes of The Nationaal Park De Loonse en Drunense Duinen in The Netherlands.
Canon 40D
Canon 17-55 2.8
Top 10 Fungi at night challenge
Featured in Fungilicious December 2009

Tags

sand, dunes, mushroom, dune, netherlands, national park

Comments

  • doon
    doonover 4 years ago

    this is an amazing picture

  • Hi Doon
    Thank you glad you like it.
    BR
    Marko

    – markosixty6

  • Carla Wick/Jandelle Petters
    Carla Wick/Jan...over 4 years ago

    WOW….what species is this fellow?
    what a great image…love the back ground giving this fellow depth!

  • Hi Carla
    I would like some help with that i have no idea. If i could get some ID on my shots that would be great.
    BR
    Marko

    – markosixty6

  • Esther's Art and Photography
    Esther's Art a...over 4 years ago

    Absolutely a winner !!! What a beautiful image and capture. Instand fav4me! Ik heb een hoop door de Drunense Duine gefietst toen ik nog in Holland woonde. Leuk om een paddestoel tezien van die omgeving. ;o))))

  • markosixty6
    markosixty6over 4 years ago

    Amazing hey! Esther you will know the area well then. I have never seen anything like it before. Harsh environment but nature has a special way beautiful so see.
    BR
    Marko

  • karuna
    karunaover 4 years ago
    Marko,

    I love the emotion of desolation, isolation and loneliness in this shot. So well observed and cleverly composed.

  • Hi Karuna
    It really feels out of its depth. Happy you like the shot
    BR
    Marko

    – markosixty6

  • Edyta Magdalena Pelc
    Edyta Magdalen...over 4 years ago

    how gorgeous is that!love it!

  • Very happy you like it Edyta
    BR
    Marko

    – markosixty6

  • Edge-of-dreams
    Edge-of-dreamsover 4 years ago

    Amazing shot – well done !!

  • Thanks very much Mia
    BR
    Marko

    – markosixty6

  • Steve Axford
    Steve Axfordover 4 years ago

    Congratulations ! You enter your image into the December Features Challenge

  • Hi Steve
    Thanks very much. I cant believe i have two features in the group. I am very humbled again thank you.
    BR
    Marko

    – markosixty6

  • MischaC
    MischaCover 4 years ago

    Pretty cool! Congrats on the well-deserved feature!

  • Thank you Thank you Thank you Thank you
    BR
    Marko

    – markosixty6

  • Esther's Art and Photography
    Esther's Art a...over 4 years ago

    Congratulations on your Feature.
    Good luck in the Challenge
    December Features (invite only)

  • Hi Esther
    Fantastic thanks for all your support
    BR
    Marko

    – markosixty6

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