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The Devil's Urn

The Devil's Urn
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Copyright: Jan Gaisler (honza) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 533 W: 0 N: 720] (4197)
Genre: Fungi
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-03-15
Categories: Fungi
Exposure: f/20.0, 1 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-03-15 13:34
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Favorites: 1 [view]
Points: 14
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Urnula craterium: The Devil's Urn
Fruiting Body: 2-15 cm; shaped like a deep cup or an urn.
Growing singly or in small clusters on dead wood of deciduous trees.
In my country it is very rare species.

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Hi Jan !
Interesting picture. I like it.

Hi Jan
what a interesting looking, but very beautiful mashroom species. you nicely presented it with a nice shot. great focus, POV, composition with mosses. thanks for sharing, best wishes

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  • demeve Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 586 W: 12 N: 1682] (6165)
  • [2009-03-15 17:27]

Hello Jan,
Beautiful presentation of this rare species.. Very sharp and
well composed... Well done


Great capture of these two menacing cup Fungi Jan! Composition, DOF and focus are well done! Into Favorites it goes!

nice and clear shot. Very nice composition and colours.

Hello Jan, wonderful close-up shot of this odd shaped fungi with excellent composition and details.
TFS and regards,

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  • valy67 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1727 W: 59 N: 3060] (9219)
  • [2009-03-16 14:50]

Hello Jan !
Wow, these fungi are awesome ! Fantastic shape, they look like cups - they really deserve their name of "devil's urn". Excellent sharpness and details, nice natural colors, wonderful composition and POV, and the moss all around the fungi is beautiful too. Very well done !

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  • lise Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor [C: 169 W: 48 N: 548] (2877)
  • [2009-03-16 15:42]

Hi Jan
These are very interesting mushrooms! I've never seen anything like these before. Great sharpness and POV
Thanks for sharing

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