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Column Stinkhorn

Clathrus columnatus

Description:

We smelled it before we saw it. I saw (and smelled!) many of these this winter at various locations in Florida. They have a distinctive and putrid odor, designed to attract flies and other insects to help spread the spores.

Habitat:

Grassy area on the path in Payne's Prairie Preserve State Park


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Florida, USA

Lat: 29.60, Long: -82.28

Spotted on Dec 11, 2018
Submitted on Mar 10, 2019

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