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Tiny Mushrooms in Macro Photography

Two weeks ago my wife and I went on one last mushroom hunt. The mushroom buyers had closed their shops. So our focus was on eating them ourselves. We were hoping to find a few more chanterelles, since they are so healthy and taste so good. Alas, there was not even one chanterelle we could find. Instead I discovered these tiny beauties. Enjoy!

The spectacular place where we found the mushrooms

20 comments

  1. drjurisharma · 6 Days Ago

    Amazing pics 👌

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  2. Stella, oh, Stella · 6 Days Ago

    Spectacular place indeed! They are so pretty these little mushrooms. Cantarelles are really tasty, especially when picked fresh.

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    • Peter Klopp · 5 Days Ago

      My wife and I like the chantrelles too. When we have picked too many, we dry them so we can enjoy in our meals for a long time.

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      • Stella, oh, Stella · 5 Days Ago

        That’s a good way to keep them and keep the flavour. We will never find too many, so we don’t have the problem here, too many people pick them … 😉

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      • shoreacres · 3 Days Ago

        You may know that squirrels dry mushrooms, too. They store them in little ‘pantries’ to serve as winter rations.

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  3. Robert Parker · 6 Days Ago

    Beautiful colors, especially in the last two shots

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    • Peter Klopp · 5 Days Ago

      Indeed, I also find colourful mushrooms very appealing. Thanks for the appreciative comment, Robert!

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  4. Amy · 5 Days Ago

    Incredible variety—I had no idea mushrooms came is so many different colors.

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    • Peter Klopp · 5 Days Ago

      The mushrooms I photographed for this post are actually quite small. Most people would not even notice them in the woods. Thank you for your comment, Amy!

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  5. Su Leslie · 5 Days Ago

    These are very beautiful Peter.

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  6. Labby · 5 Days Ago

    Zauberhafte Fotos Peter. Liebe Grüße Wolfgang

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  7. arv! · 4 Days Ago

    Looks like there are so many variants of mushroom to pick. Great pictures, as always.

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  8. kopfundgestalt · 4 Days Ago

    Very nice. especially the 2nd and the 4th picture!
    I isn’t easy to show them with a sharp edge

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  9. shoreacres · 3 Days Ago

    The yellow and white ones are especially charming. The mushrooms we see around here range from brown to beige to white — not nearly so attractive!

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    • Peter Klopp · 2 Days Ago

      These are very tiny mushrooms often overlooked by the casual observer. Photography had brought me closer to nature including the little mushrooms.

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  10. Steve Schwartzman · 2 Days Ago

    I especially like the pink translucence of the mushroom in the final picture.

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  11. Sartenada · 6 Hours Ago

    Hi Peter.

    I love the first photo and your macros. Well-done. Thank you.

    Have a good day!

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