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Alan Cann
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This Is Not A Jellyfish
Siphonophore . Portuguese Man of War, Physalia physalis . Sony ILCE-6000 E PZ 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 OSS f9 16mm 1/8 ISO 100

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Rockpooling
Sony ILCE-6000 E PZ 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 OSS f9 50mm 1/10 ISO 100

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Oak Spangle Gall
I've shown these before but they're just so darn photogenic. I came across a stunted oak tree covered in thousands of these galls. Methinks the tiny wasps have been having a party. Spangle Gall Wasp, Neuroterus quercusbaccarum . Nikon D7200 Tokina 100mm f/2...

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The Scarlet Lady
If Hygrocybe calyptriformis is The Ballerina, this is surely The Scarlet Lady. Scarlet Waxcap, Hygrocybe coccinea . Nikon D7200 Tokina 100mm f/2.8 f11 1/125 ISO 160

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Struggling to keep up
So many fungi, so little time. Nikon D7200 Tokina 100mm f/2.8 f11 1/125 ISO 1400

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Crossover Point
I'm trying to figure out the crossover point between the Canon MP-E 65mm macro lens and the lowest power on the Apex Practitioner microscope. It's somewhere around the 1mm mark. I've still got a long way to go to get decent focus stacks using the microscope...

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Word of the Week
The Word of the Week this week (awarded weekly on a week by week basis) is: apiculus being the part of a fungal spore which attaches to the sterigmata at the end of a basidium. It's become apparent that my mycology, which is over 40 years old (and, if I'm b...

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Happy UK Fungus Day!
This morning I found myself in a field with the biggest Parasol mushrooms I have ever seen - photographing them had a real Alice In Wonderland feel to it. In spite of that, for UK Fungus Day I've decided not to go with the obvious choice but instead to go w...

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Blade Runner 2049
Dark, disturbing, dystopian. And that's only the ticket prices. I felt the pounds melt away like tears in the rain. Now there's a film that didn't need to be made.

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Guelder-rose
Guelder-rose, Viburnum opulus . Nikon D7200 Tokina 100mm f/2.8 f3.2 mm 1/100 ISO 100
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