Fungi Season 34 by Normf

I went to a dark moist rainforest gully at Moonee feeling sure it would reveal a vast array of fungi. Just goes to show you can never tell. Apart from quite a few leechs and ticks this was the only single specimen I could find (still awaiting my field goide for identifications).

Canon EOS 40D
Aperture-Priority AE
Shutter Speed 2.5
Aperture Value 18.
Spot Metering
ISO Speed 100
Lens EF100mm f/2.8 Macro USM

Top Study


  • whittsatwoopi
    whittsatwoopialmost 6 years ago

    WoW – what a great bit of photography mate. I know how hard the lighting is in these situations.

  • I’m miles behind in my responses (being off line for a month or so). Really appreciate your visit and comment. Thanks

    – Normf

  • saseoche
    saseochealmost 6 years ago

    This is lovely and stunning capture fave!

  • Thank you so much for your comment and favouring! Appreciated! This guy certainly has character!!

    – Normf

  • Fran E.
    Fran E.almost 6 years ago

    It looks like sculpted pudding.

  • You got me Fran, Oh actually it’s probably poisonous!!

    – Normf

  • Lois Romer
    Lois Romeralmost 6 years ago

    great macro

  • Thanks Lois, Appreciated

    – Normf

  • artist4peace
    artist4peacealmost 6 years ago

    a wedding cake gone wrong! hohohohohaha …beautiful color and light.

  • mrscarlotta
    mrscarlottaalmost 6 years ago

    Wow, i have never seen one like this before, brilliant shot man xxxxxxxxxx

  • Thank you!

    – Normf

  • tarnyacox
    tarnyacoxalmost 6 years ago

    This is simply stunning Norm. It has a great mood about it and fantastic DOF. If this was the only fungi I found, I’d be happy – what a specimen!

  • Leeo
    Leeoalmost 6 years ago

    Fantastic! You have a wonderful collection of images in your gallery. Particularly love the birds & fungi : )

  • Thank you very much Leeo, I always thought I was a bird shooter but lately I’ve had enormous encouragement from the RedBubble Mycologists (like Esther, Carla and Dennis) I’ve found Fungi hunting very very addictive!! Oh well there are probably worst things I could be doing. Thanks for favouring so much of my work. Appreciated.

    – Normf

  • chloemay
    chloemayalmost 6 years ago

    Wow i love this one Normf

  • Much Appreciated Chloe!

    – Normf

  • Steve Axford
    Steve Axfordalmost 6 years ago

    Cyptotrama aspratum or Gold tuft.

  • Thank you Steve I sould have had a go at this as it’s not uncommon. More inportantly I’m so glad you made a comment as now I’ve discovered your beautiful images. Thanks again Steve

    – Normf

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