21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
The Serpent

A couple of polypore mushrooms on a rotten coconut tree, glistening with rain drops and spider webs, disperse its spores with the evening breeze, creating a beautiful illusion of a serpent breathing out magical dust.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2023
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Davao De Oro, Philippines
Camera: X-T3
Copyright: © Breech Asher Harani