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stinkhorn fungus

Colus hirudinosus

Description:

Colus hirudinosus us a peculiar - beautiful ground fongus. It is saprobic - living on decomposing dead materials.

Habitat:

Mediterranean shrubbery

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5 Comments

triggsturner
triggsturner 3 years ago

Great work Ori. Congrats on your 3rd place.

Felix Fleck
Felix Fleck 3 years ago

What a bizarre shape! Congrats.

armadeus.4
armadeus.4 3 years ago

Congratulations Ori!

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 3 years ago

Congratulations Ori, this image came 3rd in our 2016 Best Photo mission in the Fungi category!

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Irene Brady
Irene Brady 4 years ago

Nice photo! That looks VERY similar to one I saw in Brazil!

Ori Fragman-Sapir
Spotted by
Ori Fragman-Sapir

Αποκεντρωμένη Διοίκηση Αττικής, Greece

Spotted on Feb 6, 2016
Submitted on Feb 7, 2016

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