Exotic Fiddlehead

fernheadFriends, this huge fern is gently unfolding within the tropical environment of Como Conservatory,  Ferns are a world of green, and this pinkish head will soon turn green.  If you look closely you can see structure that looks like feather structure, below is a macro of this substructure.  I am always amazed by the intricate macro structures, probably why I was an electron microscopist (cell biology and structures) in an earlier life, til Tomorrow MJ

fernhead macro

About mjspringett

Nature Photographer, searching for questions and answers

Posted on April 12, 2013, in Macro, Nature, photography and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 6 Comments.

  1. Shucks, someone else already called your fern amazing….so I think I will say it is marvelous! And it truely was! Since I can’t go to the fern thanks for bringing it to me!

  2. These are amazing. I love that I can see such detail.

  3. WOW!! Beautiful macros!

  4. Catherine Bast

    Wonderful, wonderful – thanks

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