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  • Cindee

    Octopus stinkhorn (Clathrus columnatus). They have a foul-smelling slime covering part of the fruiting body. With the odor of fresh dog feces, the stinkhorn attracts green bottle flies to dispers.

  • Cie Cefeg

    Fungtopus? The Incredible Fungus that Looks Like an Octopus! This is Clathrus archeri. Looking every inch the result of a GM experiment gone wrong, it resembles a strange cross between a toadstool and an octopus.Yet this is not the result of some subterranean gene-splicing enterprise to bring the world a spore-bearing cellaphod (for whatever reason that might be). This is exactly how nature intended the Octopus Stinkhorn.

  • Sellia Kharisma

    #Mushroom #Fungi This is an Octopus Stinkhorn and its one creepy looking fungus. Find out more about weird plants on Top Ten Spooky Plants!

  • Lori Ginn Reed

    Fungus Friday: The Octopus Stinkhorn - Garden Toolbox Blog - Garden Tips & Advice

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