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Ascomycetes Time

Ascomycetes Time
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Copyright: Laszlo Kaposvari (Hormon_Manyer) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1472 W: 308 N: 2610] (10251)
Genre: Fungi
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2017-12-03
Categories: Fungi
Camera: Sony DSC HX400V
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/15 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2017-12-26 9:54
Viewed: 1580
Points: 14
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Hi Trekkers,

Winter is the perfect time for finding Ascomycetes (wiki link) - although most species (there are at least 64.000 in total) may grow in other seasons also, but they're very spectacular now, when most colors are white or paler... Some Ascomycota are very conspicuously colored... some have the same life strategy as polypores or crust fungi ... some reached the evolutionary level of the cap fungi... so they're almost as varied as the more evolved phylum Basidiomycetes, what we commonly know as "fungi". My new theme Ascomycetes (link on TN) gives you an impression what they're alike, feel free to contribute if you photograph one.

Most ascomycotas are impossible to identify without microscopical analysis, and this is the case here, too. However, I think there are very young fruitbodies of Orange Peel Fungus (Aleuria aurantia (Pers.) Fückel) on my pic. As I already shared 2 images of this species on TN, please click here or here for more info.

Photo was done in the Fota Arboretum, in this month, in manual exposure mode. PP: moderate cropping, selective sharpening after re-sizing.

Thanks for looking.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2017-12-27 1:54]

Hi Laszlo,excellent pic and very useful note too,not easy to find the exact name of this species of a big family,it's like to give a name to the lycaeneidae that i found in Georgia...ehehe...great post,and a first time is always a great satisfaction! All the best for the new year and thanks,Luciano

Hallo laszlo
very nice picture with good sharpness and beautiful colours

thanks i wish you and your family a happy and health 2018 gr lou

I guess that you've captured a fine seldom creature friend Laszlo ...at least unknown for my untrained eye. Fungus has always been a fascinated subject and your entry has brought wonderful enlightening on that rare species . Love the striking Orange color ! I guess that because of its size you've battled a bit with the shot ....understandable ... at 1/15s the slightest movement could cause unwanted camera shake which is evident here ... other than that ... I love it !!
Kind Regards
George Veltchev

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2017-12-28 12:31]

Hello Laszlo,
A macro of a fungus in beautiful contrasting colours and fine sharpness. Nice to see a species for the first time.

Hello László

Amazing macro with great focus, sharpness, details
and contrast of the color tones, beautiful lateral light, TFS


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  • periko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 70 W: 2 N: 145] (1487)
  • [2018-01-04 20:49]

Hi Laszlo
Original the shape and color of this mushrom.
Well presented and with a good note.


Hi Laszlo,
an eye catcher, exciting to see not only for mycologists but also for all other friends of natural beauty. Coming with excellent notes, too. Congratulations!
With thanks, and best regards,

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