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A mysterious plant?

Observed: 12th August 2012 By: BodongChen
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Anybody knows what this living thing is?

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GrizzledBadger's picture

Scrub the id, having looked

Scrub the id, having looked closer they appear to be solitary heads on indivdual stalks, so not Broomrape. Possibly a seed pod / spore-case.

Brock

miked's picture

its a plant so best to put in

its a plant so best to put in plants group

BodongChen's picture

Thank you, miked. I just

Thank you, miked. I just changed the category.

GrizzledBadger's picture

Ghost Plant, Indian Pipe, Corpse Plant

Parasite on Russulaceae, belongs to Ericaceae.
Good brief article in Wikipedia.

Brock