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Wax-cap?


Wax-cap?
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Copyright: Felipe Mateo and Cristina (extramundi) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1880 W: 338 N: 4267] (13176)
Genre: Fungi
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-10-23
Categories: Fungi
Camera: Sony DSC-F717, Carl Zeiss 9.7-48.5, Digital ISO 100
Exposure: f/8, 1/6 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-08-02 8:21
Viewed: 5107
Points: 14
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
I already posted this same specie HERE but nobody confirmed a possible id.
Now Laszlo is around, I get advantage posting this old captures that slept in my "unidentified" folder. Thanks again for his contibution.

F:8 - 1/6 sec. - Manual exposure - Minitripod

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Hi Felipe & Cristina,
A nice capture of this beautiful fungi. Wonderful light. Just fantastic. Sharp details. Thanks a lot for sharing.

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  • dolors (33)
  • [2010-08-02 11:26]

Hola Felipe y cristina,
Me gustan la luminosidad y el contraste de esta captura. Siento no poderos ayudar en la identificación.
Saludos,
Dolors

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5136 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2010-08-02 11:49]

Hello Felipe,
Beautiful photo in warm autumn colours. The light is gorgeous. Excellent sharpness and taken from a perfect POV. Fantastic composition.
Regards,
Peter

Hola Felipe,
Me imagino que lo más difícil de fotografiar hongos, es hacer que la foto esté acompańada por esa "Sensación de entorno" que las gtuyas tienen a montón! Buen trabajo!.. agradable de ver!
Saludos, Gracias por compartir, Jesús

Hi Felipe,
Even if this was a New Zealand fungi I would find it hard to name.
I've no idea what it might be.
Still,an excellent capture from a good low POV
Great lighting and detail in the gill.
Hope you find out what it is.
Cheers
Steve

Hi Felipe,

Fantastic quality. No question about your exceptional talent and experience in fungi photography.

From these photos + those You sent via e-mail I think this is a small Clitocybe species. Caps of Hygrocybes are more or less conical, but never with a hole on the middle of the cap as one of Your photo shows. But - not surprisingly - I don't know the exact species. Clitocybe sinopica (Fr.) P. Kumm. is somehow similar macroscopically, but that species is growing on burnt soil, and not in late October when the shot was done. Clitocybe squamulosa (Pers.) Fr., another similar species, is growing in pine forests exclusively. Clitocybe glareosa Röllin & Monthoux has exactly the same colors as on your photos - but that one's growing on fields, exclusively on sandy soil, so it doesn't fit to Your photo set either. Final conclusion: I don't know. :(

Best regards, László

Hallo Felipe
Critiquing your images is sometimes really difficult, as it is not always easy to describe the beauty of some of them without running out of words or repeating myself. The combination of colours in the image as a whole is in perfect harmony with one another, and is brought across beautifully. Everything in this image seems to be just right and all I am left to say is: "Great camera work, great photographer, always a pleasure". The shape of this fungi reminds me of a cowboy hat. Thanks for sharing. Best regards.
Anna

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