The Surprise Inside: Seeds In Their Pods

Challenge #187 in the Life in the Natural World series. Hosted by RuthC.
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This challenge is about seeds, and the interesting seed pods/capsules/cases which hold and protect the fruit inside them until they are ready to grow into the next generation of plants. Your entry should show BOTH the seed case or capsule, AND the seeds or fruit inside. Macro and close-ups welcome. SIZE of entry: 1,600 pixels. Entrants who choose to enter over-size shots will not be invited to resubmit. Get the size correct the first time!
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birds nest fungus' fruiting bodies
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Well...they're ALMOST seeds. I marvel at nature's beautiful design of this fascinating fungus which appears after heavy rains.
Submitted: Saturday, 6th February, 2016 11:08 (GMT)
Taken: Thursday, 31st August, 2006
Focal length: 8 mm
Shutter speed: 1/60 sec
Aperture: F4.5
ISO: 400
Notes: Having had many digital cameras from digicams to dslrs with macro lenses, I still find my Fujifilm F30 yields surprisingly excellent macros, despite the fact that I can barely see the lcd outside!
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