4.16.2011

Scutellinia scutellata




finding new
tiny fungi
forest treasures
to my eyes
these are trimmed with petite lashes
golden cups
for us to spy
~



last autumn I found tiny cups very similar and posted them 

only those were red..... 
research hints that they are: Scutellinia scutellata
aka: eyelash fungi
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47 comments:

  1. Beautiful, tiny things. I've been looking closely at the lichens and fungi these days, its amazing all the different kinds.

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  2. what glorious little cups of golden light...what a treasure to find after the snowmelt. just the beginning of spring's miracles to discover....and you will!
    love & warmth~
    abigail

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  3. oh wow Tammie!!! these are amazing photos...I have never witnessed these scutellinia scutellata....wow!!!

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  4. They are very beautiful! Little cups of molten gold - the fairies will be drinking well tonight!

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  5. tiny, cute and beautiful. loved their color too!

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  6. I'm finding morels this weekend. YAY.

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  7. Beautiful colorful fungi Tammie.
    Great Photographs.
    Costas

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  8. What adorable tiny cups of gold!

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  9. Reminds me of tiny cups of sunshine. Pretty!

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  10. Hi
    interessante foto in giallo !
    Buona giornata :)
    Myriam

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  11. When the forest after a long winter opened his eyes to the world ... the golden eyes like the light that caresses ... I love the way you have to see each wonderful little things ..you enchant my soul with Song of the Wild Nature. Tammie thank you .. I really like your art photographic .. an endless source of happiness ..
    Kisses and warm hugs..

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  12. Thank you for showing this wonderful macrocosmic landscape Tammie. Precious words too!

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  13. I have never seen anything like it. They are beautiful little fairy baths....lol. interesting. have a great day.

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  14. Excellent discovery! I love finding little treasures like these.

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  15. Eyelash fungi- how cool is that?! I am wondering what sort of lens you use- your close ups are always so deliciously detailed.

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  16. Beatiful little thing. Love this images. I often go out and find things like that in the nature. Thanks for sharing!

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  17. Your photographic skills make these look delicious!

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  18. Walking about the woods with eyes wide open rewards are numerous!

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  19. These are beautiful pictures of the fungi. They really do look like eyelids complete with eyelashes. I like your poem as well.

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  20. So golden and beautiful! And I can see it has rained a lot..? I haven't seen those before..

    Have a lovely Easter holiday! :)

    Best regards
    from me :)

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  21. Never see these creatures before!
    what a warm yellow! beautiful!
    thanks for your grace
    la Zia Artemisia

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  22. You've made it true with your photos, Tammie - the forest really does have "eyes!" (I'm always thankful for your eyes and for what you show me.)

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  23. You and your macro magic! Beautiful.

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  24. I have never seen anything like that - so interesting!

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  25. Hi Tammie,
    These so much look like little tiny eyes and are so beautiful!
    I am hoping everything is very well with you (I have had a little down time) ...
    wishing you wonderful things,
    Barbara

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  26. Such a fabulous photo! I've not seen that kind of fungus before. Amazing! Theresa

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  27. They look like bottle caps! Fine details. I love macro.

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  28. Shining tiny treasures! I like their "lashes". I've never seen such creatures before - I'm a city girl...:) Thanks for showing us your discoveries, Tammie!

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  29. You've captured some fabulous details of these fungi Tammie!

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  30. Yes, and I have been looking for them since you posted the photos last fall. No luck so far, here. They sure make nice photos, don't they?

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  31. Amazing what we find when we choose to see...

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  33. Hi Tammie,
    These are wonderful. My husband heard me "hooting" when I saw these amazing fungi...he came in to check on his hooting darling and hooted too when he saw your photographs. Amazing! Wow! We love fungi.
    Sherry

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  34. you got a keen eye to spot these, I can't spell and I can't pronounce.

    So it is still white on the groud.

    It's cold here. I am wear an acrylic jumper.

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  35. I love these photos with some interesting colors and a lovely light, are very suggestive.

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  36. Tammie, i do love all the tiny details that dear mother nature has patiently woven into our world. When i am out forest walking, I am always on the look out for amazing fungi & mosses, a faerie world x x

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  37. Wonderful find! Nature is truly amazing.

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  38. What fragile loveliness! It takes a special gifting to notice such small treasures. I think you are amazing.

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  39. They are gorgeous. Thank you!

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  40. Tammie...EXCEPCIONAL!
    ;)

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  41. T- thanks you so often bring the small but beautiful into a large focus for us - such delicate golden bowls. B

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  42. Amazing as always!
    Happy Easter weekend.

    Regards.

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  43. this earth is just amazing when looked at closely enough, all these micro worlds within other worlds....

    xt

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  44. Eyelash indeed! The light is gorgeous. I'm guessing late afternoon...?

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Warm greetings to you~

Thank you for visiting and also for sharing your thoughts and feelings. Seeing through your eyes and heart mean so much to me!

Tammie