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ENG: Mysterious Mushrooms_
NL: De wondere wereld van paddenstoelen

Goois Nature Reserve – Bussum – the Netherlands

This one has lost most of it’s white dots now, but it still is the fly amanita.

Fly agaric or fly Amanita (Amanita muscaria wikipedia)

Photograph made with Pentax K10D camera.

TAGS : red, orange, vibrant, nature, plants, fungi, mushrooms, heather, amanita muscaria, fly amanita, square, cards, close-ups

Challenge Winner
This image (and the calendar) were challenge winner and featured in Fungi Calendar – Fungilicious (July 25, 2010)
Thank you so much to this marvellous group and to all who voted!

Features and Top 10 placements
Top10 placement in
Colors of Fall – group Mood and Ambience (Oct.18, 2009)
Top10 placement in Challenge winners – Fungilicious (Oct.12, 2010)
Thank you so much to the hosts of these marvellous groups

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See more of my mushrooms and fungi
See more of my Goois Nature Reserve collection

Comments and feed-back always welcome. Thanks for looking :)

My Fungi calendar: ’Mysterious Mushrooms ’

See all of my Fungi pics here

For fantasy’s sake

Yellow potato mushroom

Steppeland (pseudonym) is a Flemish photographer, living in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Her main area’s of interest are Nature Photography, Street photography and Photojournalism. Recently she also explores different digital art techniques, mainly based on her own photographs.
More of her work can be seen at DeviantArt and 500px

Comments and feed-back always welcome! Thanks for looking!

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  • steppeland
    steppelandover 5 years ago

  • Esther's Art and Photography
    Esther's Art a...over 5 years ago

    It sure is an Amanita. beautiful image / mooie foto !!

  • Great! Thanks, Esther, then I can adapt the description. Bedankt voor het compliment! :)

    – steppeland

  • greenstone
    greenstoneover 5 years ago

    even more touching! beautiful shot! delicate!!!

  • Thank you so much for the kind comment! :)

    – steppeland

  • Joy Watson
    Joy Watsonover 5 years ago

    Beautiful, and what a great colour.

  • Thank you! Yes, that colour was just fascinating :)

    – steppeland

  • Lori Peters
    Lori Petersover 5 years ago

    Beautiful colors and composition. ♥

  • Aw, thanks, Lori! Much appreciated :)

    – steppeland

  • Mike Weeks
    Mike Weeksover 5 years ago

    Another great shot.

  • Thanks a lot mike for your visit and kind comment! :D

    – steppeland

  • Hans Bax
    Hans Baxover 5 years ago

    Van harte met je top tien plaats in de The Colors of Fall challenge!
    Je bent goed bezig! Schitterend!

  • omg, alweer één LOL – weet niet eens meer in welke groep dit was [giggle] – wel fijn hoor, zoveel erkenning van mijn werk :D – Dank dat je het zo goed bijhoudt, Hans! :)

    – steppeland

  • ah, gevonden, de Mood group :) – Bedankt, Hans!

    – steppeland

  • robspics
    robspicsover 5 years ago

    Brilliant picture, with some great use of vignetting.

  • Thank you so much for your visit and the kind compliment!

    – steppeland

  • Barbara Morrison
    Barbara Morrisonabout 5 years ago

    Beautiful shot!

  • Thank you so much, Barbara! :)

    – steppeland

  • JanG
    JanGabout 5 years ago

    Right out of a fairy world for sure! Gorgeous color hidden there in the grass.

  • Thank you so much for this great comment, Jan! Much appreciated ±’

    – steppeland

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