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Photo-a-Day Archive
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Photo-a-Day  (Friday, 29th October, 2010)

Toadstool


Toadstool
Taken at the side of the pond, near the railway station Haigh Hall Plantations.

Photo: David Barker  (Nikon D3000 70-300mm MACRO setting.)
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Comment by: M.O.T. on 29th October 2010 at 00:15

Wow!!! What an unusual photo. Beautiful autumnal colours. Thank you David.

Comment by: Ellen on 29th October 2010 at 00:16

Masterful choice of subject, and colours are brilliant. Thanks David.

Comment by: jonno on 29th October 2010 at 12:24

This is the Fly Agaric fungus
(Amanita Muscaria) and as beautiful as it is, it`s also extremely poisonous. Please don`t touch it and keep children well away.

Comment by: irene.roberts on 29th October 2010 at 17:40

Thankyou so much for posting this. Toadstools hold a great fascination for me and I have never seen one of these "live",only in pictures.

Comment by: John H on 29th October 2010 at 19:42

What a beautiful photograph

Comment by: Jean Stonebridge (Gambles) on 29th October 2010 at 22:14

Feeling nostalgic for my hometown....lovely to have spent time in this site and to find today's photograph was taken today in the Plantations where we used to walk.

Comment by: David on 30th October 2010 at 00:50

Thankyou for your comments,thanks to jonno for the information ,I wasn't sure if it was poisonous.

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