Canon XSi, 65mm macro lens (5x magnification), f/11, 20 seconds.
The answer is that the photo is the middle of this flower:
The first Anonymous poster said "a plant." While that's technically true, it is very vague. "Fort," however, was the first person to come up with the correct, specific answer -- the inner part of a flower. So, he wins the 20 Wolfish Points. :)