Taken 4-Jan-16
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Categories & Keywords

Category:Science and Technology
Subcategory Detail:
Keywords:Anemone Stinkhorn, Aseroe rubra, Australia, Fungus
Photo Info

Dimensions3676 x 3676
Original file size2.69 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spaceAdobe RGB (1998)
Date taken4-Jan-16 10:09
Date modified20-Jun-16 21:51
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS 5D Mark III
Focal length150 mm
Max lens aperturef/2.8
Exposure1/200 at f/16
FlashFired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeManual
Exposure prog.Manual
ISO speedISO 400
Metering modePattern
Aseroe rubra

Aseroe rubra

Aseroe rubra (Anemone Stinkhorn)

IUCN Status: Not Assessed

Close encounter of a smelly kind. As you can see, this specimen has ticked flies into thinking its rotting meat. They will carry its spores to another location where another one of these aliens can erupt and continue the cycle of stink.