Appreciation: Stinkhorns in UK.

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  1. togata57

    togata57 Generous Contributor 10 Years

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    A rare fungus that smells like rotting flesh has been spotted by a couple in their Berkshire garden, marking only the sixth time it has ever been seen in the UK.

    The couple have now counted 13 of the crimson cages sprouting up on their lawn.
    Rare fungus that smells like rotting FLESH pops up in a Berkshire garden | Daily Mail Online

    'Clathrus ruber is generally considered to be a native of warmer southern Europe, so it's interesting to see it popping up in Berkshire.'

    Clathrus ruber - Wikipedia

    Above video from:
    Clathrus ruber: The Ultimate Mushroom Guide

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