11 Jan 2011

Mushrooms are not plants: they are a fungus.


Found this one behind our tent while taking a leak in the bushes last weekend when we were out camping at the Rietvlei Nature Reserve.


Shot details: Nikon D90, Nikon 50mm f1.8D, f8, 1/60s, ISO200, Aperture Priority, processed in Corel Paintshop Pro X3.

4 comments:

  1. Hmm, I might have to argue that fungi are primitive plants. Now you're challenging me to look up my high school biology!

    Beautiful photo. My husband likes to photograph fungi also.

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  2. The title of the post was cut and pasted from here:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mushroom

    But Wikipedia isn't known for it's unerring accuracy so I suppose it still may be debatable.
    :-)

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  3. Now this is one of those fairytale mushrooms... I love it ;)

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    1. All that's missing is the gnome...
      ;-)

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