Massed Colony of Lasiosphaeria ovinum

e6filmusere6filmuser e6filmuserRegistered Users Posts: 2,753 Major grins

It is only recently that I became aware of this distinctive but tiny fungus species. It lives on dead wood, where I first found it in our garden. I have seen it in a few other localities but this impressive population was in our garden, and a wrist-thick Sycamore log, dead for at least four years.

If you want to see magnified images see:

Olympus EM-1, (aperture priority), Olympus 4/3 50mm f2 macro, f6.3 or f8, hand-held.

The stereos are crosseye.


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