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Common stinkhorn

Phallus impudicus


This fallic shape fungi have the fruiting body white with a slimy, dark olive colored conical head.It's call gleba, the head contains the spores and is transported by insects which are attracted by the intense bad odor. Pic 5 show the inicial egg stage,i take it one week before the other ones.


Spotted in a mix forest near my house.


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Thanks for your kind words Deny,yes it's a similar species,the bambu fungus is call Phallus indusiatus and it have a veil,is common name is Veiled Lady.

Deny 3 years ago

Bamboo fungus ? Love spotting well .

Thanks for your kind words Watson5,they are very diferent than other fungi.

Watson5 3 years ago

I just read an article on this in a local magazine. These are some great pictures and information. Thank you for sharing!

Braga, Portugal

Spotted on Jan 26, 2019
Submitted on Feb 19, 2019

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