Thursday 1 November 2018

Fungi stacking and The Brick

Wrinkled Peach, Rhodotus palmatus
I returned to the woodland on Tuesday and Wednesday for more photo stacking with fungi. They are perfect subjects as on windless days they do not move while you take multiple shots of the subject at different focal lengths. The only potential problem is flies landing during the process. Unfortunately the Wrinkled Peach had finished exuding its lovely pink globules so I could not match the images that Mark and Jim captured a few days ago. I found a new fungus for my galleries, a group of Trooping Funnels. A queen wasp hunted among the leaf litter and I disturbed a moth, The Brick, while preparing a Fly Agaric for photographs.
Artist's Bracket, Ganoderma applanatum

Birch Polypore, Piptoporus betulinus

Candlesnuff Fungus, Xylaria hypoxylon

Common Wasp queen, Vespula vulgaris

Fly Agaric, Amanita muscaria

unidentified mushroom

Hen of the Woods, Grifola frondosa

Stump Puffballs, Lycoperdon pyriforme

Stump Puffballs

The Brick, Agrochola circellaris

Trooping Funnel, Infundibulicybe geotropa

Trooping Funnels

Trooping Funnel