Tree Fungi With Insect

By | October 28, 2019

I photographed these Tree Fungi while hiking the Ouachita National Forest here in Arkansas. The unknown type of insect on one of the fungi was just a bonus.

Tree Fungi With Insect
Tree Fungi With Insect

When fungal spores come in contact with a tree they begin to grow and feed on the tree. Not all the fungi that grow on a tree are harmful; some of them do not affect the tree at all while others are beneficial.

How I Got The Shot – Tree Fungi With Insect

I was hand holding a Fujifilm X100T.

Camera Settings

  • AV Mode
  • Aperture f8
  • ISO 1250
  • Shutter speed – 1/125
  • Auto White Balance
  • Multi Metering
  • Focal Length – 23 mm
Author: Steve Creek

An Arkansas-based Wildlife Photographer specializing in the wildlife found in Arkansas and Oklahoma.

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