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Colus Hirudinosus (Rare Fungus)

Colus hirudinosus

Colus hirudinosus

I was sent this photo of a colus hirudinosus, a rare fungus. This specimen was found near Broke, NSW, and appeared shortly after rain. It is a member of the stinkhorn family, and produces a strong fetid odor that attracts flies and other insects.

Isn’t this the most bizarre thing you have ever seen?

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What bizzare plants have you discovered in your garden?