Glowing mushie

BOTANICAL SUBJECT – Runner-up

Like green eyes watching you as you follow the many winding paths through the forest at Lord Howe Island, this luminous fungus (Mycena chlorophos) grows on rotting wood after summer rain.

Forest floor, Lord Howe Island, New South Wales

Canon 7D, 100mm macro lens, 170 seconds, f14, iso 100, tripod mounted

by Jack Shick, New South Wales