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#41 Damon

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Posted 26 February 2019 - 02:52

A few new ones. A lot of rain around these parts. Good mushrooming weather.

Trumpet of the Dead/Black Trumpet/Horn of Plenty, Craterellus cornucopioides - Edible and highly sought after by mushroom eaters and weirdos with UV lights

Visible: Canon SX50 unmodified, 8 Convoy S2+, 1/5 s @ f/8 ISO 125, No Filters. WB Sunny
Attached Image: Black Trumpet_Visible light_DNoe_resize.jpg





UVIVF: Canon SX50 unmodified, 8 Convoy S2+, 4 s @ f/8 ISO 80, No Filters. WB Sunny
Attached Image: Black Trumpet_UVIVF_DNoe_resize.jpg



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Edited by Damon, 26 February 2019 - 02:54.


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Posted 26 February 2019 - 03:10

I think these are young Honey Mushrooms Armillaria sp. -yummy, which of course can sometimes look very similar to the deadly Galerina marginata -not so yummy

Visible: Canon SX50 unmodified, 8 Convoy S2+, .3 s @ f/8 ISO 125, No Filters. WB Sunny
Attached Image: Honey mushroom_visible light_resize.jpg


UVIVF: Canon SX50 unmodified, 8 Convoy S2+, 3.2 s @ f/8 ISO 80, No Filters. WB Sunny
Attached Image: Honey mushroom_UVIVF_Dnoe_resize.jpg


Diptych
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Posted 26 February 2019 - 03:23

This seems like a young "Old Man of the Woods" Mushroom -Strobilomyces floccopus. One wonders sometimes what the scientist are thinking with these names. I don't come across too many purple fluorescing shrooms.

Visible: Canon SX50 unmodified, 2 Convoy S2+, 1 s @ f/4 ISO 80, No Filters. WB Sunny
Attached Image: IMG_5435_resize.jpg


UVIVF: Canon SX50 unmodified, 2 Convoy S2+, 3.2 s @ f/8 ISO 80, No Filters. WB Auto
Attached Image: IMG_5437_resize.jpg

Diptych
Attached Image: Old man of the woods_resize.jpg

For Øivind :)
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Edited by Damon, 27 February 2019 - 02:31.


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Posted 26 February 2019 - 11:13

These are really cool, Damon! In the last one, I would have wished for framing a little more to the right, as the little mushroom has such a nice neon green color. Perhaps cropping left side could restore that balance.
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Posted 26 February 2019 - 13:59

Indeed! Great shots!

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Posted 27 February 2019 - 02:55

Thanks!


LBJ (little brown job)
Visible: Canon SX50 unmodified, 2 Convoy S2+, 1/10 s @ f/8 ISO 80, No Filters. WB Sunny
Attached Image: IMG_5466_resize.jpg

UVIVF: Canon SX50 unmodified, 2 Convoy S2+, .3 s @ f/8 ISO 80, No Filters. WB Sunny
Attached Image: IMG_5468_resize.jpg

Diptych
Attached Image: LBJ - little brown job_resize.jpg


Parasol Mushroom perhaps
Visible: Canon SX50 unmodified, 2 Convoy S2+, 1/15 s @ f/8 ISO 80, No Filters. WB Sunny
Attached Image: IMG_5479_resize.jpg

UVIVF: Canon SX50 unmodified, 2 Convoy S2+, 1/4 s @ f/8 ISO 80, No Filters. WB Sunny
Attached Image: IMG_5480_resize.jpg

Diptych
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Ghost Plant/Corpse Plant/Indian Pipe
It's not a fungus but I think weird enough to chuck in this gang as a friend. It's usually much whiter and prettier than my beat up one here.(non-photosynthetic (i.e. heterotrophic) flowering plant. Does not contain chlorophyll)
Visible: Canon SX50 unmodified, 2 Convoy S2+, 1 s @ f/8 ISO 80, No Filters. WB Sunny
Attached Image: IMG_5449_resize.jpg

UVIVF: Canon SX50 unmodified, 2 Convoy S2+, 1 s @ f/8 ISO 80, No Filters. WB Sunny
Attached Image: IMG_5450_resize.jpg

Diptych
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Posted 28 February 2019 - 11:04

View PostDamon, on 26 February 2019 - 03:23, said:

For Øivind :)
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Thanks Damon, I like that one!
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Posted 02 March 2019 - 20:18

Well it has certainly been a while since you've posted fluorescent fungi, Damon!! But I am very happy to see that you have not lost interest in this.

These are beautiful examples. I really liked the Honey Mushrooms. That lime green & blue fluor - wow! way cool!

Love the little intruder in the Old Man photos.

Don't stay away so long next time, OK?
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Posted 04 March 2019 - 00:38

Thanks for the nice words. And yes I have been away far too long - I do miss it.
I got lost in the visible world. Time to blow the dust off my old UV googles!

Yeah those honey mushrooms were displaying strange colors. I look forward to coming back into the fold. No end to the rain here so more coming.

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Posted 15 March 2019 - 07:12

Damon, your mushrooms are extravaganza magical !!! They're all so different glow
I only come across "boring" mushrooms .....
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Posted 15 March 2019 - 14:48

Thanks!
There does seem to be an awful lot of blueish ones. You will find some gems.

Check trees out too. I have come across quite a few different colors of lichens. I have access to a lichen specialist and she says the ones I have of different colors are indeed different species.
If you find a mushroom scrape away the soil around it and sometimes the whole forest floor is glowing.

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Posted 15 March 2019 - 15:45

I'll try when it gets warmer. Thanks for the advice!) I have little practice with it. since the end of last summer only :)
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Posted 15 March 2019 - 16:53

If you find a mushroom scrape away the soil around it and sometimes the whole forest floor is glowing.

Good idea! Thanks for reminding us about the mycelium.
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Posted 25 October 2019 - 22:19

Likely Russula emetica.
Known as the Sickener, this fabulous specimen will cause major stomach cramps and ultimately hours in the bathroom on the throne if eaten raw. Not fatal unless you already have immune issues.
Under UV it is a particularly loud and amazing looking mushroom from underneath. Topside it's red in visible and blue in UVIVF.
Much rain has brought fresh ones up. I have taken this one before but perhaps it wasn't this fresh. I saw the "glowing" from about 25 ft away. I just duct taped a bunch of Convoy flashlights together and it makes it easy to spot stuff as it is like a regular flashlight. :)
These are tricky to get this fresh and complete as the local slugs chomp on them pretty quickly.


Visible: Panasonic GH4 unmodified, LED headlamp, 1/50 s @ f/9 ISO 200, No Filters. WB Auto

Attached Image: Russula emetica_Visible_DNoe-.jpg



UVIVF: Panasonic GH4 unmodified, 8 Convoy S2+, 1/30 s @ f/7.1 ISO 200, No Filters. WB Auto

Attached Image: Russula emetica_UVIVF_DNoe-.jpg


Diptych

Attached Image: Russula emetica_Diptych_DNoe_resize.jpg

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Posted 08 November 2019 - 17:19

That Russula has an amazing and quite beautiful gill fluorescence. The blue edge around that glowing green is so cool.

I wonder and ponder and puzzle over this gill fluorescence. Whatever reason do you suppose this has evolved? Or is is simply part of the chemistry of some internal mushroom chemical?

See also: https://www.scienced...50319123956.htm
This is about the bioluminescence (not induced by UV) of some fungi.
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Posted 08 November 2019 - 19:32

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I wonder and ponder and puzzle over this gill fluorescence. Whatever reason do you suppose this has evolved? Or is is simply part of the chemistry of some internal mushroom chemical?
The blue fluorescing part is also brighter in the visible light photo. It may be that *this* is what evolved and the fluorescence is just a byproduct of it?