Monday, July 19, 2010

Decaying branch


I am always amazed at the wonders of nature, specially when finding bracket fungus somewhere in a forested area. Bracket fungus plays such an important roll in the forest's circle of life. It helps to decompose wood which get fed back into the soil to add nutrients to it. And of cause it makes for very interesting photographs, specially when its brightly coloured like the ones in the picture.

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  1. Don't think I've seen such a bright orange fungus like that. Very eye-catching indeed.

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  2. Those are very colorful fungi. Don't suppose they're edible?

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  3. What beautiful colour in that fungi Jonker. It is always so pretty to see it on a dead stump like that as it makes a nice contrast.

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  4. Those colors are truly amazing!!
    Great photo.

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