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Amanita
: Ben Broughton (Lourens) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 184 W: 0 N: 320] (1195)
: Fungi
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: 2018-04-18
: Fungi
: Nikon D5500, Nikkor 18-55 f/3.5-5.6 G
Exposure: f/11, 1/60
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: Fly Agaric - Amanita muscaria 2. [view contributor(s)]
: 2018-05-26 2:09
: 319
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Amanita Muscaria.
Commonly known as the fly agaric or fly amanita.
Native to the temperate regions of the N Hemisphere. It has, however been unintensionaly introduced to many countries in the S Hemisphere , generally as a symbiont with pine and birch plantations.
Although classed as poisonous , reports of human deaths resulting from ingestion are rare.
Amanita muscaria is noted for its hallucinogenic properties.
This image was taken in the outskirts of Turangi, NZ.

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Hi Ben,

This is a lovely image!!

Warm Regards,
Satirtha

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6147 W: 89 N: 15271] (63916)
  • [2018-05-26 16:46]

Hi Ben,in your country is autumn,so it's the mushrooms time,and it's nice to see this beautiful trio made by the dangerous amanita,very sharp and bright capture in the best light,well done! Have a nice Sunday and thanks,Luciano

Hi Ben,
Great composition with the trio, however, I feel the image's a little bit overexposed. The scene's a bit busy with the grass-blades - it's useful to keep a scissor in the photo bag and remove at least those grass-blades which are between the subject and the lens, and may distract the overall view. I'm sure if you care about these, your next fly agaric photo will be a stunner! Good luck!
Kind regards from Ireland, László

Ciao Ben, great view of beautiful fungi, wonderful natural colors, fine details and splendid sharpness, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

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