2009 Contest Winners

This year, the NAMA photo contest considered only digital photographs for the first time. Many thanks to those who entered - your work is breathtakingly beautiful.


Amanita jacksonii by Todd Elliott

First place: Todd Elliott photographed these prime Amanita jacksonii near his home in Painters Gap, North Carolina.

Lepista nuda

Second place: Lepista nuda by Charles Fonaas

Stereum ostrea

Third place: Stereum ostrea by Todd Elliott

Ceratiomyxa fruticulosa

Honorable mention: Ceratiomyxa fruticulosa by Todd Elliott

Coprinus comatus

Honorable mention: Coprinus comatus by Linda Chaim


Pulcherricium caeruleum

First place: Pulcherricium caeruleum by Todd Elliott

Cantharellus cibarius

Second place: Cantharellus cibarius by Charles Fonaas

Marasmiellus albuscoricis

Third place: Marasmiellus albuscoricis by Todd Elliott

Agaricus campestris

Honorable mention: Agaricus campestris by Todd Elliott

Judge's Option

Slug on Gills

First place: Slug on Gills, by Charles Fonaas

Time to get a new hay wagon

Second place: Time to get a new hay wagon, by Jane Cooper

Mushroom Hunters

Third place: Mushroom Hunters, by Jill Porter