© Wolfgang Dolak


Uploaded: November 03, 2002


... for the acceptance I found among this community and for all your nice comments on my photos! birdie


Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe November 03, 2002

Hey, we are always nice to guys who send a lot of flowers! And your photos are great, too. Extra added bonus!! #12194

Gary H. Minish level-deluxe May 26, 2019

Thanks for sending this exceptional Thank You card, Birdie! How can we not appreciate someone who keeps doling out such delicious treats!

One question though...what planet did you shoot this on, and what do you call it? #20811

Sharon E. Lowe level-addict May 26, 2019

birdie - you are too kind; you should be thanked for sending such gorgeous photos. I just love this fungus shot - what is the red stuff in the front??? Just waiting for the little gnome to pop out of that gorgeous mushroom! #20822

clifton Mair May 26, 2019

Hey thank you birdie! For sharing your unique view of the world with everyone.
I also want to know...what the hell is that?!?!... :) #20824

Wolfgang Dolak May 26, 2019

Thank you Carolyn, Gary and Sharon.

Gary: I shot it on planet Earth (quite a nice place at times!), the lichen you will probably know from your wonderful home-country. It is a Cladonia species (Cladonia arbuscula, I think).
The mushroom should be a Mycena species. I took this photo this afternoon. We are having a period of very unfriendly weather - never unfriendly enough for me. :-)

Sharon: The red stuff in front is where the lichen produce the spores in - kind of fruit. My English is not good enough to explain it in detail, sorry.
Thanks again!

Wolfgang Dolak May 26, 2019

Gary: Mycena epipterygia (most probably).
:-) #20827

Wolfgang Dolak May 26, 2019

Thanks, Clifton. Your response must have come in between. I think, your question has already been answered now.
birdie #20829

Carol Sherman May 26, 2019

Birdie, how fabulous and sooooo unique!!! It's a beautiful shot and love the comp. Was going to ask the above questions as well, thanks for all the info you provided. #20830

Robert Pranagal May 26, 2019

Yet another great image, Birdie!

I am already looking forward to seeing the next one! #20841

Carol Engstrom level-addict May 26, 2019

Thank you for sharing all your wonderful pictures, and for all your support too! Great shot by the way. It is really unique and fun. #20867

Damian P. Gadal May 26, 2019

Dittos to all of the above accolades... #20887

Ruth Denton May 26, 2019

Great shot of some weird looking stuff! I'm kidding. You never cease to amaze me with your photos. #21083

Wolfgang Dolak May 26, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to comment - in such a friendly and personal way!
birdie #21152

Mette Vendelboe Allison level-classic May 26, 2019

What a beautiful gesture to all better photo commentators. #51461

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