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Monster Chanterelle


Monster Chanterelle
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Copyright: Shir Goldberg (shirgold) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 286 W: 105 N: 591] (2748)
Genre: Fungi
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-08-21
Categories: Fungi
Camera: Nikon D70, 18-70 AF-S DX 3.5 - 4.5 Nikkor
Exposure: f/9.0, 1/50 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-04-02 12:48
Viewed: 4023
Points: 10
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This is a Cantharellus cibarius a very sought after mushroom with excellent taste and aroma.

I decided to post this one because of the size of the specimen. Normally they do not grow that much - maybe because they are picked up when younger.

This probably the most sold mushroom in Finnish markets.

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  • pvs Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1127 W: 254 N: 3161] (14464)
  • [2007-04-02 16:08]

Hi shir,

when I saw the thumbnail I thought that is early in season,but when I opened it I saw it is a capture shot in Autumn,yeah a delicious mushroom,well captured with good colors,TFS

Paul

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  • TAZ Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2241 W: 47 N: 3167] (10926)
  • [2007-04-03 1:39]

Hello Shir,
Incredible size ! I found few Chanterelle but they were small...
The "+++" : subject, POV, sharpness, DOF, colors, light, exposure, nice environment...
The "-" : I ma jalous ;-)
Congratulations and TFS.

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  • wuta Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 855 W: 2 N: 617] (2142)
  • [2007-04-03 13:17]

Hello Shir, What a beautifull Mushroom , good compositie colours . and details , so big I never seen before , tfs Greetings Teunie .

"maybe because they are picked up when younger"... you are wright, MF. I have also seen espectacular ones, but in hidden places were people do not find it :)
Por cierto, me encanta su olor a albaricoque, y están realmente sabrosos de todas las maneras, pero salteados en una sarten con un poco de aceite y ajo, y añadido en un arroz en blanco con nueces quedan muy finos :)
Teneis suerte de disponer de ellos en mercados, aqui sólo se encuentran en temporada y en tiendas especializadas. En supermercados frescas, solo suele haber Pleorotus ostreatus y Agaricus o champiñones.
Bonita foto, con gran saturación de colores y una composición muy bonita. Supongo que te habras torcido el cuello bastante para conseguir esta toma con la reflex :)
Gracias y un abrazo, Felipe.

Hola Shir,
Precioso ejemplar de Cantharellus, con ese color y textura tan apetitosa dan ganas de comerlos. Saludos
José Ramón

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