Mushrooms & Toadstools

Challenge #191 in the Life in the Natural World series. Hosted by RuthC.
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Show us the beauty and and unusual details in mushrooms, toadstools or other fungi in their natural environment. (No mushrooms sliced and diced ready for a Stir Fry or Mushroom Sauce.) Insects or other small creatures may be present in your entry but must not dominate the picture. Macro and close-up shots welcome. Make sure your entry is 1,600px MAXIMUM on its longer side. DPR does NOT resize your photos for you. You need to do this yourself BEFORE you enter a challenge. Entrants with oversize photos will not be invited to re-submit them. Get the size right the first time!
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This small mushroom is growing among a ground cover of mossy plants.
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Submitted: Saturday, 5th March, 2016 18:34 (GMT)
Taken: Friday, 3rd September, 2010
Focal length: 100 mm
Shutter speed: 1/60 sec
Aperture: F2.8
ISO: 200
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