Goois Nature Reserve – Bussum – the Netherlands

There were just so many fungi that morning, in so many different shapes, colours and conditions – and I felt I had to portrait each one of them :)

This bracket fungi ‘sculpture’ drew my attention, because of it’s exceptional shape and size… smaller ones were growing out and on top of the larger ones… they must have been growing there for years…

Bracket fungus

Photograph made with Pentax K10D camera and Tamron 70-300mm Tele-macro1:2 lens

Because of the beauty shown in this picture:
SAFE and PROTECT our woods and natural places!

Features and top10 placements
Featured in Earth Keepers (Nov 7, 2009)
Top10 placement in patterns on fungi by Fungilicious
Top10 placement in layered bracket fungi – Fungilicious (June 29, 2010)
Thank you to these marvellous groups, and to the voters :) !

Thank you so much!

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

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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

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  • steppeland
    steppelandalmost 5 years ago

  • nannajul
    nannajulalmost 5 years ago

    Beautiful imagery here. Love this.

  • Thanks a lot for your visit and kind comments, Julie! Glad you like my fungi :) ! – And thanks for the favs too!

    – steppeland

  • Desirée Glanville
    Desirée Glanvillealmost 5 years ago

    that’s fantastic!!!!!

  • _ Thank you so much!

    – steppeland

  • Kim McClain Gregal
    Kim McClain Gr...almost 5 years ago

    Cool find! Neat textures!

  • Thanks! Yes, I was really happy to find these :)

    – steppeland

  • ourjrny
    ourjrnyalmost 5 years ago

    I love them, it is always to fascinating to discover these in the forests.

  • yes, it is! Thanks a lot, Sharon! :)

    – steppeland

  • Aimelle
    Aimellealmost 5 years ago

    oh woww ! never saw this before… it is so beautiful ! it’s a piece of art on its own !
    thanks for sharing dear

  • yes, it really looks like a sculpture, isn’t it! Love it too! Thank you, my friend!

    – steppeland

  • Yool
    Yoolalmost 5 years ago

    Dat zijn prachtige fungi het lijkt wel een kunstwerk…..super!!!!!

  • Ja, hé … net een decor in de Efteling of zo… :) – Dankjewel voor het compliment! :)

    – steppeland

  • Edge-of-dreams
    Edge-of-dreamsalmost 5 years ago

    Awesome !!

  • Thanks a lot! :)

    – steppeland

  • mttmaliha
    mttmalihaalmost 5 years ago

    Congratulations! Your work has been featured in
    Earth Keepers

  • Thank you, Maureen, that’s awesome! Really appreciated!

    – steppeland

  • Haydee  Yordan
    Haydee Yordanalmost 5 years ago

    WOW, great find, great image…. ohhh… nature!!!

  • Yes, that’s so true! Thank you so much for this great comment! :)

    – steppeland

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