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Old Jan 21, 2012, 5:09 PM   #1
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I am not sure what this is. I think it is some sort of fungi that is growing on a Redwood tree up in Stout Grove of Redwood National Park. It was shot sometime back. I found it intriguing.

The other thing about this shot is scale. The fungus is about more than 6 or 8 feet from top to bottom and 1 to 3 feet across. That is a Redwood tree trunk and it is easily 6 feet plus across.

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Old Jan 21, 2012, 7:03 PM   #2
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Scale can at times be hard to show, that may be a good challange, different ways of showing scale.
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Old Jan 22, 2012, 4:28 AM   #3
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That's one big son of a gun. Beautiful colors.
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Old Jan 22, 2012, 11:23 AM   #4
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Fungi is one of those life forms that is neither plant nor animal. Therefore, I wonder if it fits the flora or fauna categories.

Regardless of the trivia, this is a spectacular shot.
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