Observation 147417: Phallus cinnabarinus (W.S. Lee) Kreisel
When: 2013-10-06
(26.6845° 94.3464° 110m)

Notes: P. cinnabarinus grows singly on soil of bamboo thicket and its partial saprobe material. P. cinnabarinus is attractive because of its orange coloured indusium, bell-shaped pitted-reticulated cap, Mature fruiting body is up to 17 cm high with a white stem that arises from a whitish to brownish, gelatinous, sac-like egg (2-3cm across) with a laced, orange coloured veil (up to 14 cm diameter) hanging up to 9 cm from the bottom edge of the cap; smell unpleasant. Veil is porus, margin wavy, semielastic and pores are hexagonal. Cap size is 2.5 cm high and 3 cm broad, attached to stem at center by a white circlet surrounding the open pore (4mm) at top of stem; lower margin of head is free. Stem is hollow, porus, sponge-like structure, white, slightly narrows towards the apex. Volva is very prominent at base of the stipe which created from the rupturing of egg. Basidiospores measure 3-4 × 1.5-2 µm, long-elliptical to nearly cylindrical.
Edibility- This species of stinkhorn is not consumed in the study area.

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By: GIRISH GOGOI (girishgogoi)
2013-12-05 20:13:32 IRST (+0330)

may be Phallus cinnabarinus

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