Observation 179865: Laccaria tortilis (Bolton) Cooke
When: 2014-09-20
(48.5198° -123.4126° 150m)

Notes: Original Herbarium Label: Laccaria tortilis (Bolton) Cooke
Growing on wet exposed mud

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I’m afraid I’m mostly camera illiterate.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2014-09-24 01:02:10 CEST (+0200)

Go with Christian’s comment.

Lots of cameras will allow that
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2014-09-23 19:33:55 CEST (+0200)

and many are not expensive.
I googled the features you mentioned and within 10 seconds found the Panasonic Lumix on this page.


Volva at the base of photo # 3?
By: Oluna & Adolf Ceska (aceska@telus.net)
2014-09-23 17:06:01 CEST (+0200)

It could be anything you can imagine. In the field photography, I have switched to PENTAX (now RICOH) WG-3 GPS because it is a “dependable, heavy-duty imaging partner in harsh, demanding outdoor conditions” that records the coordinates of the spots where I am taking photos. Unfortunately, the WG-3 camera is entirely automatic and its close-up photos do not have any depth of field. From about 7 to 10 photos, you can select one that is so-so for posting on MO. In this particular case, I did not take enough photos that would show your volva more clearly :-). I would not expect volva in the genus Laccaria, and none of the voucher specimens that we collected and dried would have it.
BTW, would you know any medium-priced outdoor camera that would have a GPS sensor and have more picture-taking options than the WG-3, such as manual setting of ASA, f-stops, etc.?

I know how hard it is to get good photos of these.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2014-09-23 15:51:28 CEST (+0200)

That said, could there be a volva at the base of photo 3?

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