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Common Stinkhorn

Phallus impudicus

Description:

Mushroom approx 4-5 inches high, sprouting with green slime on the top grooves that a variety of flies are swarming to eat.

Habitat:

Shaded mulchy area, suburban community.

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2 Comments

cpink50
cpink50 9 years ago

And so it is! Thank you Kristal.

KristalWatrous
KristalWatrous 9 years ago

Looks like a stinkhorn, probably Ravenel's Stinkhorn (Phallus ravenelii). Here's a spotting I had of them from late September - http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/736....

cpink50
Spotted by
cpink50

Penn Hills, Pennsylvania, USA

Spotted on Nov 2, 2011
Submitted on Nov 2, 2011

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