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A very fresh specimen. They have a very distinct odor, and that along with the sticky brown substance you see attract flies which help spread the spores. For some reason, they seemed much more prevalent this year than what I could remember seeing in the past. I saw and smelled them at several locations and this was the first year I remember finding them in my yard and I found 4 or 5 there.
Growing among some leaf litter in a garden of a suburban yard