Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Corralitas Drive: Stinkhorn Fungus

Photo: Diane Edwardson, April 10, 2012.  Investigating the smell of dead animal near my back door, I knew to search for a Stinkhorn Fungus.  Sure enough, one had just popped out of its "egg" (the white casing at the tip).  (Click on photo to enlarge.)

Learn more about Stinkhorn Fungus on Mykoweb.   

Disclaimer: The Corralitas Red Car Property Blog prefers to quote reliable sources, such as Calflora and California Poison Control, on the issue of toxicity. We often get email suggesting some plants are edible. If you are eating your way through the Red Car Property, we DO NOT recommend you eat any plant you find in the Red Car Property neighborhood without first doing your own research.