Observation 8455: Staheliomyces cinctus E. Fisch.

Notes:
Young specimens form in a pink, egg-like sack composed of a 1-2mm fleshy, membranous outer layer surrounding the young mushroom. Fragrance was pleasant, floral, like a perfume, but only in the wild specimens. What was left of one of the “unborn” eggs after it hatched on a bedside table overnight was the expected putrescent smell characteristic to the Phallaceae.

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Love the “Phallus interruptus” morphology of this one!
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2008-08-08 10:41:51 CDT (-0400)

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