Observation 226: Lysurus mokusin (Cibot: Pers.) Fries

When: 2004-08-24

Collection location: Burbank, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Nathan Wilson (nathan)

No specimen available

Found in a neighbor’s yard. Identified from the descriptions given in Mushrooms Demystified by David Arora.

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Beautiful and strange!
By: Michael W (Michael Wallace)
2009-01-10 00:27:25 GMT (+0000)

The macroscopic form of stinkhorns never ceases to amaze me, nice picture!!

Used in Wikipedia article…
By: Robert Sasata (Sasata)
2009-01-09 18:33:30 GMT (+0000)

at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lysurus_mokusin
The latest in the “stinky fungi” series :)

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