13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Mushrooms and pine cone

Strobilurus tenacellus, commonly known as the pinecone cap, is a species of agaric fungus in the family Physalacriaceae. It is found in Asia and Europe, where it grows on the fallen cones of pine and spruce trees.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2013
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Estonia
Camera: NIKON D300S
Copyright: © Aleksandr Abrosimov