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Airy

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Unusual mushroom
« on: August 31, 2021, 18:08:07 »
My first encounter with that species, in a public garden in Lille (FR).
Df, Noct-Nikkor 58/1.2 @f/4, shot handheld at minimum focussing distance, cropped (I had no other lens in my bag). Actual size 3-4cm, maybe.
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Re: Unusual mushroom
« Reply #1 on: September 02, 2021, 13:13:00 »
Airy:

That is quite an unique looking fungi.  I wonder if it is beginning to decompose at this point, or if that is its peak structure/color.

Thanks for sharing.

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Lars Hansen

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Re: Unusual mushroom
« Reply #2 on: September 03, 2021, 18:07:14 »
Could be the remains of a Morel species or False Morel species. Just guessing.

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Re: Unusual mushroom
« Reply #3 on: September 03, 2021, 18:07:52 »
removed - double post

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Re: Unusual mushroom
« Reply #4 on: September 03, 2021, 20:59:51 »
It is basket stinkhorn - clathrus ruber - toxic, causes stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, etc.

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Re: Unusual mushroom
« Reply #5 on: September 03, 2021, 21:25:58 »
Thanks for identification !!! just had a look in Wikipedia (en), where it is abundantly documented.
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