Funky Porcini

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tumblr_n6lwdviIE31qh9qk0o2_1280Photographer Steve Axford spends a lot of time photographing mushrooms in New South West, Australia. Not your run-of-the-mill garden variety, but the funky, psychedelic ones with crazy colors and shapes. Many of them are very rare and may have never been seen before.14138982483_4059422aaa_bMy photography has been my avenue into this world as it slows me down and allows me to look at things more closely. I try to combine the beauty I see with some scientific accuracy, so most of my photos could be used to identify things and will show the fine detail.
6922862401_5beecec04d_bfungi-mushrooms-photography-steve-axford-5fungi-mushrooms-photography-steve-axford-32fungi-mushrooms-photography-steve-axford-7fungi-mushrooms-photography-steve-axford-1mushroom-photography-steve-axford-2418393800299_8217c582b3_bfungi-mushrooms-photography-steve-axford-28393800197_87d1ee842e_bfungi-mushrooms-photography-steve-axford-8All photos © Steve Axford / via:

A time lapse of forests and fungi in the shadow of the majestic Mount Warning.


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“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and it may be necessary from time to time to give a stupid or misinformed beholder a black eye.”  Miss Piggy

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