Clathrus ruber

Posted by kostas nianiopoulos on Tue Nov 20, 2018 1:01 am

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[font=Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif]It has a strongly repulsive smell of rotten meat, which attracts flies, which then carry its seeds. [/font][font=Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif]" in the balkans they call it " the heart of the witch " and in the Iberian " Witch's egg ", while on Asian markets it is called " Devil's egg ". in France they believed that it causes cancer and diseases to anyone who He ate and when they found one buried deeply with caution. [...] in Greek popular tradition, it was considered bad luck and how it causes or heals cancer ".[/font]

Creation date: 16/11/2018 13:06
Camera: Canon EOS-1D X
Focal length: 50 mm
Aperture: F5.6
Exposure time: 1/100"
ISO speed rating: 800/30°
Program: Manual
Metering Mode: Pattern
White Balance: Manual
Flash: Flash did not fire, compulsory flash mode
Natural Light
Handheld Lying on the ground 

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by ChrisRoss on Tue Nov 20, 2018 1:03 am
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Nice capture Kostas and interesting story to go with it..
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by Matthew Pugh on Tue Nov 20, 2018 4:48 am
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Nice close up of this fine subject, good point of view too

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by Craig Lipski on Tue Nov 20, 2018 7:42 am
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Cool, unique subject, great angle.
Good light,

by Tom Whelan on Tue Nov 20, 2018 10:05 pm
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Great subject and a fine image.

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by Carol Clarke on Thu Nov 22, 2018 5:59 am
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Excellent capture of this crazy looking structure, Kostas! Interesting information too.

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