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Pictures for Pam, Day 55: Pair of Mushrooms

Pictures for Pam, Day 55: Pair of Mushrooms
Steve and I are staying at my brother's home in the San Francisco Bay Area and a couple of days ago (and today also!) his wife took us on a hike up into the San Anselmo hills. It was a lovely day, though very windy and on the cold side, but the views were terrific! I brought my camera along with the hopes that I might find a few subjects to take pictures of. As it turned out, we actually found mushrooms! There were a surprising number of them too, and I am crossing my fingers that I'll get some winners when I get the chance to look at them on my computer.

Today's mushrooms were photographed quite a while ago but I didn't have the chance to share them until today. I discovered this pair growing on the side of a rotting log while exploring our lower forest. It's amazing how fast a mushroom can appear when the conditions are right. I'd walked by this spot the day before and didn't see anything of interest. But when I investigated one day later, I found this pair of cutie pies, just waiting for their picture!

Pam, I noticed that you have taken some pictures of mushrooms too! I love hunting for them as much as you enjoy finding butterflies on your flowers! I sure do hope that you are doing well today. Thanks so much for the lovely comments you've been leaving me, they make me so happy. Thinking of you every day!

Explored on 1/3/19, highest placement, #1.

Colette NoËl, Marco Zerbini, protox, Trudy Tuinstra and 47 other people have particularly liked this photo


37 comments - The latest ones
 William Sutherland
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Outstanding mushroom capture!

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21 months ago.
 Valfal
Valfal club
A beautiful capture, Janet! Mushrooms are so photogenic, aren't they?
21 months ago.
 Jenny McIntyre
Jenny McIntyre club
Another amazing photo of these mushrooms. Your macro lens do find wonderful things.
21 months ago.
 pajmcb
pajmcb
WOW! Amazing shot, Janet.
Superb lighting and textures.
Beautifully composed and framed.
Perfect picture.
21 months ago.
 neira-Dan
neira-Dan club
jolie capture
21 months ago.
 RHH
RHH club
Lovely shot, Janet, with great composition. Just the sort of thing my wife loves and will never pass up. Wish, though, I knew more about mushrooms. We collect morels in the spring and there are a few others we're sure enough about to collect and eat if we see them, but the fear of eating the wrong thing keeps us from collecting most edibles.

Speaking of my wife, I've passed on to her your new year's greetings and she said to say hello. It'd be nice if all of us could meet in person some time, but I do appreciate the fact that one makes friends here on Ipernity with people who one never meets face to face. I originally joined F**** to have a place to post photos but soon realized that the friendships and contacts were more important and that's the reason, too, why I continued on Ipernity when I left F***.

As to the rattlesnakes, it was one of the highlights of a great trip through California, Nevada and Utah. One of the other great moments was a watching a pair of burrowing owls south of the Salton Sea at the bird sanctuary there. It was a once-in-a-lifetime experience, I'm sure, but that's part of the joy of hiking and traveling. There is always something to see and occasionally something as wonderful as the rattlers.

Thought your description of the giraffes was hilarious. What a dork that guy must have been. Would love to have seen that show and can't even imagine what it was like. ?Anyway, I always appreciate your comments and the friendship.
21 months ago.
Jaap van 't Veen club has replied to RHH club
Agree with you about Fl...r Ron.
21 months ago.
 Ulrich John
Ulrich John club
Beautiful composition, Janet !
21 months ago.
 Schussentäler
Schussentäler club
a wonderful shot
21 months ago.
 Jaap van 't Veen
Jaap van 't Veen club
Breathtakingly beautiful Janet.
21 months ago.
 Thorsten (T.S-B.)
Thorsten (T.S-B.) club
a great presentation, Janet!
21 months ago.
 Jean
Jean club
They look so sweet cuddled in there together.
21 months ago.
 Boro
Boro club
EXCELLENTE
21 months ago.
 uwschu
uwschu club
Sehr schönes Motiv, man mag glauben, die beiden Pilzen brechen die Rinde des Baumes.
Das Licht ist sehr schön und betont das Motiv
21 months ago.
 aNNa schramm
aNNa schramm club
sehr schön mit dem Lichtstrahl ...
21 months ago.
 Roger (Grisly)
Roger (Grisly) club
The soft light on the golden mushroom is so beautiful, a wonderful capture Janet.
21 months ago.
 sasithorn_s
sasithorn_s club
What a lovely pair! Such amazing light and composition! Excellent photo, Janet!
21 months ago.
 Marie-claire Gallet
Marie-claire Gallet club
How cute, Janet ************************
21 months ago.
 Marie-claire Gallet
Marie-claire Gallet club
21 months ago.
 Jocelyne Villoing
Jocelyne Villoing club
Une merveille, c'est fabuleux la vie est partout... !+++
21 months ago.
 Helena Ferreira
Helena Ferreira club
Realmente lindos de se olhar!!! Bela fotografia!
21 months ago.
 Dominique 60
Dominique 60 club
très belle saisie insolite janet ..... j' adore !!
21 months ago.
 Ruth
Ruth club
What a beautiful pair Janet, superb composition, the light is wonderful.
21 months ago.
 Nicole Merdrignac
Nicole Merdrignac club
Très belles photo et lumière. Nicole.
21 months ago.
 cammino
cammino club
Amazing how this little mushroom emerged from dead wood! Excellent close-up!
21 months ago.
 niraK68
niraK68 club
super erwischt die 2
21 months ago.
 Claudia G
Claudia G club
Joliment photographié dans une douce lumière !
21 months ago.
 Boarischa Krautmo
Boarischa Krautmo club
Beautiful composition and lighting!
21 months ago.
 Ruesterstaude
Ruesterstaude club
.. und sie leuchten so wunderschön in der Sonne - Wieder eins deiner gelungenen Pilz-Makros, Janet!
21 months ago.
 Andy Rodker
Andy Rodker club
A delight!
21 months ago.
 Zulma
Zulma club
:)) my happy face for you my dear Janet!! what a pleasure!!
21 months ago.
 Susanne Hoy
Susanne Hoy club
Great found, well captured.
21 months ago.
 tiabunna
tiabunna club
A lovely close up of these fungi, I particularly like the way the light is striking them, Janet.
21 months ago.
 Betty【ツ】
Betty【ツ】 club
Superb play of light and shade !
21 months ago.
 Trudy Tuinstra
Trudy Tuinstra club
fabulous
21 months ago.
 Marek Ewjan Stachowski
Marek Ewjan Stachows…
attractive shot → lovely picture
winter, but warm greetings → Marek-Ewjan
21 months ago.
 protox
protox club
Bravo. Sehr schön mit Licht und Schatten gearbeitet.
21 months ago.

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