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Stinkhorn

Clathrus crispus

Description:

This had a horrendous smell!



2 species ID suggestions

MartinL
MartinL 6 years ago
Stinkhorn
Clathrus crispus Stinkhorn Hall of Fame (MushroomExpert.Com)
Red Caged Fungus
Clathrus Ruber Clathrus ruber

6 Comments

Caleb Steindel
Caleb Steindel 5 years ago

actually, james i would second elizabeth's suggestion.

MartinL
MartinL 6 years ago

James, this is totally disgusting. It is also totally fascinating and your photo is excellent. C. ruber and Aseröe rubra are very closely related to yours. http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/115...

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 6 years ago

It might stink but it is a great spotting !

James.
James. 6 years ago

Thanks for the Stinkhorn info!

Aaron_G
Aaron_G 6 years ago

I would totally sniff it!

lori.tas
lori.tas 6 years ago

Look up "stinkhorns", to find the exact species.

Florida, USA

Lat: 27.37, Long: -80.36

Spotted on Sep 4, 2012
Submitted on Sep 6, 2012

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