immodest mushroom (ID complete)

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Date Photo Taken: 9/18/10
Location: marietta, ga
Posted By: peggy king

Notes:

This nasty unwelcome mushroom appeared in both a sunny dry location and in a shady loamy soil. Sometimes singularly, other times in an a embarrassing orgy! And it REEKS!It is absolutely disgusting,and attracts tons of flies! (making it that much more disgusting)

COMMENTS

  1. Walter Reeves The Georgia Gardener says:

    You should have heard the fifth graders shrieking when I took them past a mulch pile covered in these things!
    They are stinkhorn mushrooms….see http://www.walterreeves.com/gardening-q-and-a/stinkhorn-mushroom-identification-and-control/

    September 19th, 2010 at 4:47 pm

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