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The Sickener

The Sickener
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Copyright: Szabo Jozsef (joska) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 806 W: 0 N: 4092] (22535)
Genre: Fungi
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-10-14
Categories: Fungi
Camera: Nikon D70s SLR, 50mm f/1.4D AF Nikkor
Exposure: f/9.0, 1/160 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-03-29 12:32
Viewed: 3335
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Russula emetica, commonly known as The Sickener, is a basidiomycete mushroom of the genus Russula, two of many species with a predominantly red-coloured cap and white gills and stalk. It gets its common name from its inedibility, as it causes vomiting and diarrhea when consumed. It has an extremely peppery taste, which is said partly to disappear on cooking, along with its toxicity, though eating it is not recommended. Mixing one emetica with otherwise edible red Russula will ruin the whole meal, and it is a common reason some do not pick any Russula-species.

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  • roges Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 957 W: 0 N: 1329] (6264)
  • [2009-03-29 12:55]

Salut Jozsef !
Ce coincidenta ca trei romani sa posteze unul dupa altul !
Dupa pasarele constat ca ai trecut la ciuperci.
Bune si astea, dar la ciulama .
O seara faina,

Multumim pentru aceasta imagine cu o ciuperca foarte frumoasa dar si otravitoare.Claritatea este buna dar imi place mai ales compozitia.

hello Szabo
very good glance and POV
very good lighting,splendid photo
best regards

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