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I live in a camper van with a couple of West Highland Terriers for company.
My passion is photography but it is a work in progress.
I am always willing to share what knowledge I have and can be contacted through the comments on this post or e-mail ADRIAN
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Sunday, 26 July 2015

DOG’S VOMIT. (26/07/15)

I was out at the crack of dawn this morning and was hoping the weather would clear enough for some video. I carried a couple of lenses and the tripod for miles and miles and the mist never lifted. I did get some sound of a young buzzard shouting for it’s breakfast but it was hidden in the fog.

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I call this a pond but I have yet to see any water in it. I visit every few days as it looks as if it should be teaming with dragonflies, newts and frogs. I have never seen anything but I live in hope that my luck will change. It is far too wet to walk across even with wellies.

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The Blusher; Amanita rubescens.

I was about ready to write today off, I couldn’t find any squirrels and yesterday when I only had a 100mm lens the little red devils were hopping about all over the place. I was within half a mile of the camper when I found this wonderful stuff. I got a quick picture then headed back for the macro gear and a plastic tub.

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Dog’s Vomit, Scrambled Egg, Fuligo septica. I have collected a bit and have it on a piece of wet paper on a plate, I’ve offered it some porridge for lunch and if it get’s moving I’ll take some timelapse of it. Brace yourselves for DOG VOMIT the MOVIE.

That’s all for today, enjoy your week.

32 comments:

  1. Well thank God for that ~ I was a bit worried what I was going to see as I clicked on your title. Vibrant colour yellow. Great macro.

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    1. Carol is that your Sunday statement? It is beautiful stuff. It is years since I last found some and then it was a fungus now it is something else. It is a bit like a jellyfish I think a single cell that appears to have intelligence a bit like Donald Trump.

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  2. Ditto on your title and what I might find.
    Love your foggy capture, really cool!

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    1. Laura, cool it was this morning.

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  3. Adrian has not asked for the witch butter?

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    1. Bas, that's a much nicer name for it.

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  4. Be careful with that yellow stuff. It is probably a superior form of cocaine left by the disgraced Lord Sewel of Gilcomstoun. "The actions of a few damage our reputation," wrote Lord Sewel very recently, speaking in his role as chairman of the Lords' Privileges and Conduct Committee - the body that upholds standards of behaviour among peers.

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    1. YP, I wish. I wish I could be a disgrace.

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  5. Interesting stuff. I had to look it up and have a read about it. At least it appears to be 'armless ;)

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    1. John, I'll have to have another read as now I'm not sure what it is. I know what it is but not how it works. I'm busy time lapseing it and it seems to be moving.

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  6. Interesting post Adrian, Iove the close up.

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    1. Ian, it is supposed to be common but this is only the third time I've found any.

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  7. You should have posted the image without telling everyone what it is and have us guess..I think no one would suspect that :)

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    1. Mersad, you would be surprised how many folk would have guessed correctly. It is quite common in bark mulch that you get from garden centres.

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  8. Enjoyed the pictures! Fascinating stuff. Let's hope it doesn't run for President. I was thinking that if you were some sort of peer, we could address you as... Your Disgrace.

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    1. Bill, I can't understand why but I've never been asked to be a DisGrace.

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    1. Peter it's been time lapsing for a few hours now but all it seems to be doing is eating the wet paper.

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  10. You had me wondered there and I though you had lostt the plot!! A am ready for the movie now! Have a great week ahead.

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    1. Margaret, I have a bit of movie but I think i may have over wet it. I'm just running the frames now.

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  11. Not sure I'd want fog or like we had rain, a lot of rain. What a strange name to give something that actually looks quite nice.

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    1. Douglas, I got back around ten and the sun came out. It's often the case. This is very new it looks worse after it has been creeping along. It is very slimy.

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  12. I too was a little worried about your title ..... do I really want to see vomit? in close-up, no less from Adrian.... maybe not look at this post?!?! ..... but you got the better of me. So glad it was pretty yellow fungi and not the vomit. You made me laugh!!

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    1. Lynda, I could have picked Slime Mold for a title but it wouldn't have had the same impact.

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  13. Well, stuff really falls into your lap even if it is a poor day. I'm amazed at the brilliant yellow of this fungus.

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  14. Interesting lichen. It does kind of look like dog's vomit.

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    1. LInda, it does as it gets older. This isn't a lichen but to be honest as it isn't a fungus I am not sure what it is.

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  15. Your final photo turned out to be way more appealing than your title suggested!!

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  16. Tina, it is fascinating stuff but as it gets older can look pretty revolting.

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  17. Descriptive names is all very well but.....

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