Can you guess the subject of this photograph?Robbie Gonzalez2/08/12 2:40pm20EditPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalinkThis beautiful image [hi-res available here] was recently recognized by National Geographic as one of the best photographs of 2011. Two of the magazine's photo editors appreciated it for its cryptic quality. Is the subject of this photograph a sprouting fungus? A microscopic photo of a leaf? A snowy landscape?