Phoneography Challenge: Macro


I discovered this fungus growing on a tree stump behind a bush in my garden.


It almost appears to have taken on the tree rings that are on the stump


Or maybe this isn’t a fungus at all, but a wood growth of some kind of the tree stump. I’m not brave enough to touch it for consistency.

Thanks to Lens and Pens by Sally for the weekly phoneography challenge.

About Angeline M

Love travel and photography. Living in Northern California. Photos of locations visited are personal file photos.
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23 Responses to Phoneography Challenge: Macro

  1. Madhu says:

    Love the textures. The last is almost like fossilised stone!


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  3. munchow says:

    A series of fun pictures. I like the abstraction the framing, the perspective and the composition made of these fungus. My favourite is the second image, I really like the texture of this one.


    • Angeline M says:

      It was interesting to frame the different photos in different perspectives and compositions. It is too big a fungus to put the whole thing in macro, so it was a fun little challenge. Thanks, Otto.


  4. There’s a fungus amongus. 🙂 They’re truly weird and beautiful, aren’t they, and stumps seem to be a favorite growing spot. Lovely shots.



  5. ChgoJohn says:

    There is even beauty to be found with the lowly fungus. Most of us walk past this or something very similar all of the time. Your excellent macro photos prove that there’s more to fungus than meets the eye.


  6. Ah, that is kind of cool. Did you eat any?


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  8. Very nice series–I like the last the best. If I did not know the subject, then I would think that they were polished rock. Happy Phoneography Monday.


  9. Amazing photo. It reminded me of an incredible TED talk I heard, by Paul Stamets, on mushrooms saving the world. I kid you not, it was fascinating. 🙂


  10. very interesting – makes me itch.


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