Sarcoscypha austriaca Scarlet Elf Cup
This is a fungus which fruits in the late winter and early spring and it lives on fallen twigs of willow trees.
We found two colonies today in a local nature reserve.
I shot some by flash and some by sunlight.
Olympus EM-1 (manual mode), Olympus 4/3 x2 TC, Olympus 4/3 50mm f2 macro, f11, twin flash hand-held.
Olympus EM-1, (aperture priority), Olympus 4/3 50mm f2 macro, f11, 1/40 and 1/10 sec, hand-held.
The stereos will be uploaded tomorrow.
1/40 sec sunlight:
1/10 sec sunlight: