March, 2014

"Hygrocybe punicea group" by Cass Fuentes

Best Photo
Date: February 28, 2010
ISO Speed: 122
Exposure: 0.02 sec
Focal Length: 6 mm
Aperture: f/3.1
Flash Used: No

These Hygrocybes were growing in a mix of mostly Bay Laurel and Oak, in the Santa Cruz Mountains near Los Gatos. Being the first time I encountered the "Scarlet Waxy Cap", I was mesmerized by their beautiful color, and taking pictures of them started my path in mushroom photography.