This Fungus (Calostoma Lutescens) is fairly common in the southern Appalachians so it was cool that I found these while hiking the Ouachita National Forest here in Arkansas. I had no clue what these were but someone on Flickr educated me.

Calostoma Lutescens
Calostoma Lutescens

How I Got The Photo: Calostoma Lutescens

Like I mention above, I was hiking in the Ouachita National Forest when I came across this fungus. I got low to the ground and braced my camera and lens on a log.

Gear Used:

  • Camera: Fujifilm X-T3
  • Lens: Fujifilm XF18-55mmF2.8-4 R LM OIS


  • Location: Ouachita National Forest (Arkansas)
  • Date and Time Taken: December 16, 2018 (09:43 A.M.)
  • Aperture Priority
  • Aperture: f8.0
  • Shutter speed: 1/14 sec. (as determined by the camera)
  • ISO: 160
  • White Balance: Auto
  • Metering Mode: Multi
  • Exposure Compensation: 0
  • Back-button Focus
  • Single Point Continuous Auto Focus
  • Focal Length: 55 mm
  • Processed With Luminar 4

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