Phallaceae, stinkhorn fungi,
From a pearl looking like bulb, this seriously standing mushrooms as a very short life above ground, shooting up over night and collapsing in the morning. I’ve noticed in our back garden the shiny bulbs in the ground a fortnight ago and this is what coming out of it.
This is after 6 weeks of wet weather, temp is around 25 degree celsius.
Northern NSW, Australia
Canon EOS 1100D
Canon 100mm macro lens

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Comments

  • Lynn Gedeon
    Lynn Gedeonalmost 2 years ago

    They are unusual! I wonder if they’re mature or if they transform into something different as they grow!! Well captured…hope you find out what they are!

  • Thank you Lynn, this is what came out of the Earth Jewels, {next pic} Phallaceae, stinkhorn fungi, and this is as far as they get to, they are fully mature and last only a few hours in the morning

    – Joel Fourcard

  • Carla Wick/Jandelle Petters
    Carla Wick/Jan...almost 2 years ago

    I LOVE Stinkhorns…just don’t like their smell as I feel like I need to scrub my tongue after photographing them. :o) They’re a healthy sign you’ve a good garden! You may have for several years to come

  • Thank you kindly Carla for the identification, Phallaceae, stinkhorn fungi, our garden is mainly organic, and yes full of life, nice to read they will be back.

    – Joel Fourcard

  • Manon Boily
    Manon Boilyalmost 2 years ago

    je donnerais cher pour trouver ces champignons. bravo!

    you can enter this picture in the Featured images march 2013 challenge

  • Merci for the feature, and your comment, je pence que ils auraient probablement un peu froid par chez vous, ici nous avons actualement un climat sub-tropical.

    – Joel Fourcard

  • Kenneth Hoffman
    Kenneth Hoffmanalmost 2 years ago

    I’ve only seen one or two of these in New Jersey.

  • Thank you Kenneth for viewing and your comment, glad to hear they they pop up as well in New Jersey,

    – Joel Fourcard

  • Kat Simmons
    Kat Simmonsalmost 2 years ago

    Stinky shrooms! Lovely capture

  • Thank you Kat for your kind comment

    – Joel Fourcard

  • Helena Bolle
    Helena Bollealmost 2 years ago

    Love these stinkhorns, and such a nice shot of them too!

  • Thank you Helena for your nice comment, glad you appreciate those shrooms

    – Joel Fourcard

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