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PP345: Stinkhorn Mushrooms (Agaricomycetes: Phallales: Phallaceae)

Figure 4. Lysurus mokusin (Lantern Stinkhorn) emerging from leaf litter. Left photo shows white volva; right photo shows pointed lantern shape of converging arms at the tip of the mushroom. This photo shows a specimen from Australia but the species has been introduced to the United States.

Credit: Jackson Nugent