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I found this light yellow mushroom on my lawn the other day. Not a full six hours later, I found it dead… It couldn’t stand the extremely high temperatures we have this summer.
Very fragile mushroom growing out of deep, moist leaf litter. Cap about 1-1.5 cm diameter, with dust-like yellow fine scales. Gills white, stem greenish yellow.

Location: Free State, South Africa

Canon EOS 550D
Exposure Time – 1/40 sec.
ISO – 100
62mm Macro Filter

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Second runner up – Photo of the week…. – Editors Weekly Choice Ending January 18th. 2014

Living on a farm, as I do, I’m provided unique opportunities to photograph plants and creatures. There are not many trees here, and no mountains or rocks; but there are a lot of fields! The bright sun gives me many lovely silhouettes to capture; while the rain brings out tiny plants and creatures. Sometimes I visit another town or province; and then my Canon EOS 550D works overtime.

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  • Qnita
    Qnita11 months ago

  • Six hours later.

    – Qnita

  • lynn carter
    lynn carter11 months ago

    lovely xx

  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjes11 months ago

    2014/01/19 1 × 24hrs
    Beautiful capture!

  • trish725
    trish72511 months ago

  • Thank you for the feature… So sorry for the late reply. :-)

    – Qnita

  • Linda Lees
    Linda Lees11 months ago

    19 January 2014

  • relayer51
    relayer5111 months ago

    Lovely capture, very dreamy feel to it.

  • Phil Campus
    Phil Campus11 months ago

    Nice Shot!!!

  • CanyonWind
    CanyonWind11 months ago

    Congratulations. You have been featured in Editors choices of the week.

  • Celeste Mookherjee
    Celeste Mookhe...11 months ago

    Such a gentle little mushroom that it does look fragile. Lovely contrast against the green.

  • lorilee
    lorilee11 months ago


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