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“Autumn Flowers” – Mushrooms & Toadstools Macro Photography

Just as the mountains, parks and gardens come alive in the spring and summer with beautiful displays of wildflowers, the forest floor displays a stunning range of colour and intricate macro detail in autumn as myriad small (and some not-so-small!) fungi appear in all sorts of places. I am no expert in the field of fungus-ology so rather than adding lots of text I will sprinkle random macro photos of the autumn fungus between other posts I write in the coming weeks, just as the fungi itself pops up in between the trees, ferns and other denizens of Tasmania’s wonderful rainforest areas.

Brilliant purple mushroom, Mt Field

Brilliant purple mushroom, Mt Field. Probabbly best not eaten.

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Luke O'Brien runs a stall at Hobart's popular Salamanca Market every Saturday where his prints and cards are available for purchase. Follow Luke's photographic adventures on Twitter at @lukeobrienphoto, at his Facebook page or by subscribing to his email newsletter.