Nature's recyclers

This is a 15 shot stack of this portion of a large group of small mushrooms growing on a fallen tree in Great Smoky Mountain National Park. I believe that these mushrooms are Atheniella aurantiidisca. They were quite striking as they gradually turn the fallen tree back into soil.

5D3, 180mm macro L, 0.6 s, f/16, iso 200, tripod and cable release