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By KatnapperMorel mushrooms from the woods behind dad's house.
By lorrizzToadstool out in the yard.
By lorrizzThe underside of a toadstool.
By Xaltd1Wetlands at the Turner Mine in maine.
By sahabermanMilkweed (Asclepias sp) flowers are a preferred food for the Monarch butterfly. The seed pods split and the seeds float on a silky hairs for long distances in the right wind conditions.
By londondeonfoliage: Straight from the nursery and still in the flat these guys look great
By londondeonthis clivia is always a joy when it blooms. Large and spectacular. I love to see it. I grow it in the house.
By fmlyof5While visiting the Morton Arboretum, a young deer spotted me as I was admiring him dining amongst the hardwood forest.
By mamasitaFly agaric - top view
By sayaMy favourite picture...Heuchera Midnight Rose..with its tiny but elegant flowers..a dewdrop on its gorgeous leaf just like a pearl..
By HellannMossy Mound
By HellannSeed Stalk
By gardenpomFoliage of my Pineapple plant.
By gardenpomBacklit foliage of a Gaillardia.
By thuesterPixie cup lichen photographed in Jasper, Alberta, Canada.
By tarziesgirlRaindrops on my lemongrass.
By pixie62560All it's missing is a few fairy's.
By Haworthia405Euphorbia 'Ascot Rainbow'. Still going even when all other plants have lost their leaves for the fall.
By Haworthia405Coral Bark Japanese Maple 'Sango Kaku'. My favouriCoral Bark Japanese Maple 'Sango Kaku'. My favourite tree because of the endless interest. Red bark in winter, bright green leaves in summer, and the finale, vibrant fall colour!
By mamasitaVirginia creeper
By PenannophiaNative Yellow Star Grass in central NJ.
By firsttwelveAsclepias tuberosa, Butterflyweed in restored prairie, NE Ohio
By CactusJordiFruit and seed of Bursera hindsiana
By CactusJordiLeaves of Euphorbia tulearensis
By kniphofiaShaggy ink cap fungi
By marksgrdna fungus among us.. some sort of stink fungus.
By sunkissedOne really cool softball sized fungi on oak tree.
By dragonfly62Moss on an old log.
By shorthogWinged dwarf sumac gives a brillant show of fall color.
By gardenmartMushroom growing at the Massachusetts Horticultural Society headquarters in Wellesley, MA October 2012
By gardenmartWhite Mushroom growing at the Massachusetts Horticultural Society headquarters in Wellesley, MA October 2012
By shorthogBig acorns this year despite the drought.
By NancySLAZSeeds on my Bottlebrush shrub
By deb02809Wahoo!!! Dew on the Dill
By o_lucky_1Mini pointed cabbage
By flowAjenRuby Falls Redbud
By DMershMoss growing on peat bog at Glenturret, Scotland.
By dgrowell9Concave Fungi.
By dgrowell9Mushroom with dropletts.
By neroliNelumbo nucifera leaf.
By neroliFoliage: Unfurling frond of Blechnum gibbum 'Silver Lady'.
By eden100mushroomland in garden mulch
By EasybakeYellowish Mushroom. Peach Tree City Lake. Georgia. Summer 2012
By RXM1138Being a guide for kids on camping trips, I always tried to warn them to avoid this plant (poison ivy).
By kniphofiaHeuchera 'Green Spice'
By mopheadsElope With Me, the flower meaning's name for Cleome. Macro lens, soft focus, manual composition of leaf and seed pods, taken outdoors.
By foliagefighterYou can have a lot of fun with a macro lens.....
By dahollisA flaccid Thai Giant leaf emerges from stem
By ScreaminScottLichen on a pine branch that was dislodged during a storm...Looks like an underwater seascape...
By holh2oOld log with fungi
By foliagefighterYou can always find north if you look for the fungi on a tree.
By jmorthForest Fungi
By jmorthFungi along the South Fork River
By whaNew growth on Beni Maiko Japanese Maple.
By whaNew growth on Pixie Japanese Maple.
By EmptynestellenFound growing under the large old oak tree in my driveway. Guess this means it is not long for this world.
By EmptynestellenFound under an elderly oak tree
By ScreaminScottTwo's Company, Three's a Crowd....Some crazy looking mushrooms that come up in my lawn whenever it rains...
By Oz_BuddlejaStrobilanthes dyerianus (Persian Jewel). I love the metallic purple foliage of this plant. This specimen grows happily under a Washington Navel in my yard.
By sf_jplantYucca foliage
By sf_jplantYoung Yucca rostrata in the sun.
By lakesidewbThe same,.... but so different
By uniquegulCosmos seed pod
By uniquegulPurple cone flower
By DMershStinging Nettle (Urtica dioeca) leaf detail
By perkoschilefarmSome of the leaves during fall on the land I used to have.
By katzsFound in light woods at the side of a driveway
By katzsOne of many scattered about in the undergrowth
By robinandjenniDon't Touch!
By jgreyGinko in the Pines.
By JubiladaMushrooms, January, 2012.
By JubiladaFancy Mushroom, March, 2012.
By wendychapmanI found these gorgeous "sprouts" in a cedar bog near my home.
By perkoschilefarmI shot this during the fall on our old land some years back. Wanted to test out depth of field with my 35mm and this was a test shot.
By zomcfeehydrangea leaves only
By MessyMarvinNature knows how to decorate to perfection! The moss on the broken rock as well as the cliff beside Multnomah Falls immediately caught my eye. This beautiful place is found in the Columbia River Gorge section of California.
By Billy2421The Back Yard
Doncaster South Yorkshire UK.
It has been so wet in 2012 with alot of flowers spoild by the rain.
So at last late summer colour and not a flower in sight. This gives you the excitment for next year and all ready looking at the seed books.
By ridoodlesAGING BLOOM FROM HYDRANGEA TAKEN IN OCTOBER
By DebinSCCaladium leaves
By DebinSCDichondra leaves
By lakesidewbPot o' Moss
By GardenGuyKinPhoto taken at Mustila Arboretum
By cabelcatfly agaric toadstool, highly poisonous and therefore brightly coloured, photographed in Luxembourg
By cabelcatink horn or stink horn toadstool, photographed in Luxembourg
By adinamitiTiny mushrooms in the lawn.
By adinamitiFirst frost!
By Audreyflowering kale
By Snowdrops10Unripe Moonflower Seedhead.
By Snowdrops10Unripe Moonflower Seedhead.
By mygardensMapleleaf viburnum in fall.
By mygardensLeaves floating on our pond amid shadows from the swamp marigolds.
By poppy_girlRed Basil herb garden
By photojeanmushroom (fungi)
By ButtoneerI saw these growing in a woods in Dillwyn, va. Very impressive & wildly beautiful.
By photojeanseed pod for a sweetgum tree just as it landed on a tree stump
By ButtoneerOne very cool red mushroom in a forest in Dillwyn, Va.
By GardenGuyKinFerns and Moss carpet the ground
By marsroverItea virginica in autumn
By DiggingJohnnyAn American setting; the seed selection inside the feed store.
By theherbgirlI found this patch of moss walking through the woods one day in northern Minnesota and caught it with the sunlight lighting it just perfectly.
By flfwrsCountry lane in Connecticut
By flfwrsdew drops on new rose leaves
By theherbgirlDew drops on a spider web strung across this Thyme plant out in the garden
By JulieQFound on a north Georgia mountain trail.
By JulieQCircle fern -- From a hiking trail in north Georgia in the fall.
By candlestickAn established saucer magnolia is surrounded by Hosta 'Silver Anniversary', H. 'Pineapple Upside Cake' and a collar of Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola.
By candlestickHosta 'Thunderbolt', H. 'Dancing in the Rain', Cornus kousa 'Lustgarten Weeping', a pulmonaria and a boxwood are contented companions in a shade garden.
By otis59A variety of beautiful moss growing on the forest floor.
By otis59Puffball mushrooms
By luvsgrtdanesMaple seeds
By luvsgrtdanesSunburst Locust
By MessyMarvinThis was our first view of The Emerald Pool on the island of Dominica. The dense foliage surrounding the waterfall and the moss growing on almost every rock and tree trunk made this seem like the perfect secret hiding place to get away from a busy lifestyle.
By thirteenballFungi on a Red Maple
By thirteenballTwo Mushrooms
By Flor_My name is "Litter mint". The photo was taken when I was few weeks aged, It was not purposive for any competition at the time being taken, it is just my living photo shot by an amaturer camera and photographer (my mom), Do I look nice? ^.^
By Flor_My name is "Hairy baby", I am a kind of Plectranthus. I have six brothers. The photo was taken in my mom's tailor-made baby cradle. Now, I am 10 inches tall, can't cram in the cradle anymore......
By HortloveGreat lighting on a plant ID class trip helped me capture the intricate details of this flannelbush (Fremontodendron californica) leaf.
By pixie62560American Bittersweet
By Stephanotis1Fungus that grows out of a tree in my yard
By Stephanotis1Fungus that grows out of a tree in my yard (2)
By DaylilySLPMoss, unknown species.
By DaylilySLPPhallus rubicundus...growing in my yard!
By morgancThe strangest (and dare I say crudest) fungus I have ever seen!
By ExplorinLaurenWild Nightshade
By ExplorinLaurenYoung Sago Palm Leaves, so soft at this stage!
By DoGooderSlug on Milkweed Pod
By DoGooderCrabapple Seeds
By mcash70Fungi growing on a rock
By mcash70Tree mushrooms
By sunkissedMushrooms growing on mossy log
By singhg45Spathiphyllum, a perennial foliage plant with lustrous dark green leaves, the white spathes appearing occasionally. Photographed from Sunnyvale, USA
By singhg45Caladium bicolor
Perennial foliage plant with beautifully mottled leaves lasting for several months. Photographed from Delhi, India
By clee01lEastern Gamma Grass in bloom
By martagonPeacock Red Flowering Kale
By martagonPolemonium, Stairway to Heaven.
By RuminantiaBeautiful Conch (?) on a log at Walnut Point State Park in Illinois. Back to the contest main page.