common stinkhorn

common stinkhorn

Observation - common stinkhorn - UK and Ireland. Description: partially eaten phallic mushroom, not in situ but presumeably close to where it grew. white cap has lost olive coloured 'gleba', I guess eaten by insects who've helped spread it's spores.. . should have got there early a.m. apparently!

partially eaten phallic mushroom, not in situ but presumeably close to where it grew. white cap has lost olive coloured 'gleba', I guess eaten by insects who've helped spread it's spores.. . should have got there early a.m. apparently!