This was the puzzle..
Here is a bit more….
Does this help?
How about this?
And here is the beautiful flower that it came from – seen in Korakuen garden, Okayama, Japan.
Yes, it was the seed head of a Lotus Flower.
Sorry – it was a bit of a tough one, but congratulations to Bittster from ‘sorta like suburbia‘ who got it from the start as she has actually grown one from seed!!
I never cease to be amazed at the detail you can see when you photograph in macro and then magnify even further digitally. The result bears very little resemblance to what you actually see with only your eyes.
Twenty questions over the internet is also a bit tough as you are only supposed to answer ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ when you want to say ‘Well sort of’ or ‘It depends’! Anyway – thanks to those of you who joined in – I hope you had fun guessing.