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Ravenel's Stinkhorn

Family: Phallales

Description:

Description: Greenish spore slime covering granular head on white stalk, with white to pinkish cup about base; odor fetid. Head: 5/8-1 5/8" (1.5-4 cm) wide, 1 1/4-1 3/4" (3-4.5 cm) high; granular, attached at tip to white, mouthlike circlet at tip of stalk; lower margin free, with partly concealed, membranous veil. Spore mass olive-green, slimy, fetid; covering head. Stalk: 4-6" (10-15 cm) high, 5/8-1 1/4" (1.5-3 cm) thick; yellowish to white, with white to pinkish, saclike cup about base; attached to ground by white cord. Spores: 3-4.5 x 1-2 u; elliptical, smooth, colorless. Season: August-October. Habitat: Single to clustered, on wood debris, rotten stumps, sawdust. Range: Quebec to Florida, west to Ohio, Iowa.

Habitat:

Located in mixed forest in Cushing Park in Canton, Ga USA on 10/29/2915 by Mr. Mac.

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Spotted on Oct 29, 2015
Submitted on Oct 29, 2015

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