Red Cage Fungus

Carol Knudsen

Sunshine Coast Hinterland, Australia

Artist's Description

Phallaceae > Colus sp (Crabpot Stinkhorn)
Also known as Red Basket or Cage Fungi.

The Phallaceae, or stinkhorns, are a family of basidiomycetes which produce a foul-scented, phallus-shaped mushroom.

Won the September 2010 Featured Images Challenge

Click below image for large view of fungus with blowflies

Nikon D80
f/5.6
1/4 sec
170mm
No Flash
Tripod

Sharpened slightly & minor tweaking in Corel Paintshop Pro Photo X2

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