Observation 58374: Leratiomyces Bresinsky & Manfr. Binder
When: 2010-11-09
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: I thought this was a pretty good photo.

Specimens held at Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne.

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Tripod collar
By: Steve Axford (steveaxford)
2010-11-09 21:16:53 CST (-0500)

It has a tripod collar which means you can rotate the camera to the correct angle. With only a camera mount you can’t do that. The longer working distance can also be useful with small fungi.

do you find
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2010-11-09 20:54:37 CST (-0500)

that there are any benefits to longer focal length macro lenses other than added working distance?

More photos
By: Steve Axford (steveaxford)
2010-11-09 20:04:32 CST (-0500)

Thanks myxomop. It never will open up, but I’ll try to get a series of photos as it grows. This one is a different variety from some I have posted. This was sourced from near Rocky Creek Dam while others come from Booyong Reserve. They all grow near my back door now.

I use a Sigma 180mm macro on a Canon 1ds mk3, but it’s the lens that is most important.

another one
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2010-11-09 19:12:01 CST (-0500)

http://mushroomobserver.org/27452

but this one looks like it’s about to open up.

What on Earth do you shoot with? Your photos are sickeningly perfect in every way.

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