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A Fungus Among-us

This is a discussion on A Fungus Among-us within the The Jungle forums, part of the Land Plants category; I was just out in the lathe house and saw this strange fungus coming up ...

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    I was just out in the lathe house and saw this strange fungus coming up between the bricks and the mulch. Can't find it in any of my books. Got any ideas?
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    Okay...I've got nothing to add, except I almost spit out my coke when I read that title. It's hilarious!

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    @ Derek, me too.

    sorry Molly, can't help. I have no idea about it. Looking for the experts

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    kewl! Wonder if those two white lumps by it are nubial forms of the orange/red one or puffballs

    I would guess some type of Phallaceae (this is the Family name) : a relative of Pseudocolus fusiformis - Stinky Squid fungi

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    I am assuming that the little white ones are the juvenile forms and will keep a watch on them especially the bursting forth into the lantern look.
    Stinky Squid HMMMMM!! Didn't get my nose down that far
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    Quote Originally Posted by Molly Taco View Post
    Stinky Squid HMMMMM!! Didn't get my nose down that far
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    That's probably a good thing .

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    Not sure about the ID. However, the claw shape vaguely resembles the blooms of Pleurothallis tribuloides.

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    Wow! You Floridians get really neat creepy stuff.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cindiras View Post
    Wow! You Floridians get really neat creepy stuff.
    If you think the fungi is weird looking...you should see some of the humans walking on the beaches!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cjcorner View Post
    If you think the fungi is weird looking...you should see some of the humans walking on the beaches!!


    LOL

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