Name: Phallus duplicatus Bosc
Most Confident Observations:
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Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Phallus duplicatus

Author: Bosc

Citation: Bosc, L. 1811. Mémoire sur quelques espèces de Champignons des parties méridionales de l’Amérique septentrionale. Magazin der Gesellschaft Naturforschenden Freunde Berlin. 5:83

Deprecated Synonyms: Dictyophora duplicata (Bosc) E. Fisch.


Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Class: Agaricomycetes

Order: Phallales

Family: Phallaceae

Genus: Phallus

Notes on Taxonomy: [Edit] Brief Description:

Immature Fruiting Body: Like a flesh-colored to whitish “egg” 4-7 cm high; when sliced revealing the stinkhorn-to-be encased in a gelatinous substance.

Mature Fruiting Body: Spike-like, 5-17 cm. high; with a “cap” area that is pitted and ridged by maturity, and covered with a slimy, malodorous, olive-brown substance that eventually wears off (or is carried away by flies), exposing a whitish to light brown surface; with a white stem that arises from a white to pinkish or purplish, sacklike volva; with a laced, white or sometimes pinkish “skirt” hanging 3-6 cm from the bottom edge of the cap (sometimes collapsing against the stem).

Microscopic Features: Spores 3.5-4 × 1.5-2 µ; elliptical or flattened.

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Created: 2009-03-17 19:04:09 CDT (-0400) by Noah Siegel (Noah)
Last modified: 2014-12-26 18:28:56 CST (-0500) by GALL Alain (GALLA-TAHITI)
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