February, 2017

"Mushy Acorn" by Anisa Etemadi

Best Photo
Date: December 11, 2016
Camera: Apple iPhone 6s
ISO Speed: 100
Exposure: 0.03 sec
Focal Length: 4 mm
Aperture: f/2.2
Flash Used: No

This acorn was found under a decomposing log in the Santa Cruz mountains. The photo was taken by Anisa Etemadi and the acorn was found by Zac Vavoulis.

We believe they are hymenoscyphus fructigenus, a saprobic mushroom found on only certain nuts!