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Red cage

Clathrus ruber

Description:

A member of the stinkhorn family, C. ruber is the type species of the genus Clathrus. It emerges from a formation resembling an egg which has a white leathery outer membrane. The red cage encloses olive green slime that bears the spores. The fungus has a foul smell.

Habitat:

Observed in Hacıosman korusu, a park/small forest of mixed species located to the north of the European side of Istanbul. Approx. elevation 100m.

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Mustafa Rustom
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Mustafa Rustom

Marmara Bölgesi, Turkey

Spotted on Dec 22, 2013
Submitted on May 1, 2018

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