12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Gills of Lactarius indigo

The brilliant blue gills stand out among the forest leaf litter, as blue is a very rare color seen in the natural world.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2014
Date Uploaded: 10.2014
Photo Location: Durham, North Carolina, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D800
Copyright: © Matthew Cicanese