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Common stinkhorn

Phallus impudicus

Description:

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.

Habitat:

Spotted in a mix forest near my house.

Notes:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phallus_im...

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Norte, Portugal

Lat: 41.56, Long: -8.49

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

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