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Tree Fungus

Tree Fungus
Photo Information
Copyright: John Harvie (jtharvie) (23)
Genre: Fungi
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-08-20
Categories: Fungi
Camera: Panasonic Lumix LC-1
Exposure: f/2.4, 1/500 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2005-08-23 9:52
Viewed: 4323
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This was growing at the base of an elm tree. Have no idea what it is but it was interesting in shape and colour.
PS - Levels adjusted to proper colour,
USM 100% - radius 0.6 - threshold 0,
Hand held using AF Macro, full extension of Lens to 22.5 mm (90mm equiv. in 35mm),
centre weighted metering
Cloudy setting WB.

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Hi John,
its name is Laetiporus sulphureus (Bulliard 1789) Murrill 1920, a very common specie all over the world.
In hold books you can find it as Polyporus sulphureus and it has others 49 names in others genera: Ceriomyces, Cladomeris, Daedalea, Cladoporus, Grifola, Leptoporus, Merisma, Polypilus, Polyporellus, Ptychogaster, Sistotrema, Sporotrichum, Stereum, Sulphurina and Tyromyces.
Congratulations, it is a good photo.

A wounderfull point of view it well shows the strong bold colours of this fungi.

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