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Columned stinkhorn

Clathrus columnatus


approx. 3 1/2 inches tall. spongy appearance


spotted on the edge of pine woods in recently turned earth (trail in county park)

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MayraSpringmann 6 years ago


auntnance123 6 years ago

That's funny. I have a friend here in Florida that asked the same question. I was good with it 'visiting' as long as it didn't pull its feet out of the sand and chase me through the scrub.

MartinL 6 years ago

What planet are they from?

auntnance123 6 years ago

Thanks, Emma. I always have my eyes (and nose) open for them. It would be nice to see other varieties though.

Hema 6 years ago

Awesome find Aunt Nance!!

auntnance123 7 years ago

Thanks, Ashish. I was real excited about it--I hadn't seen one in almost five years.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 7 years ago

Nance... Its super spotting... Great colour...!!

Florida, USA

Lat: 28.48, Long: -80.79

Spotted on Oct 17, 2011
Submitted on Oct 18, 2011

Spotted for mission

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