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Morning Mystery Mushroom

After a few days of hard rain, these fungal fruiting bodies appeared in my garden this morning, with bright red stalks and slick grey tops. Does anyone know what species this is?

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3 thoughts on “Morning Mystery Mushroom”

  1. Bruce Nappi says:

    This is one of the common “stinkhorns”. Latin name Mutinus Caninus

  2. Green Man says:

    Thanks, Bruce. I’m going to get closer to it to see if it actually stinks.

  3. Tom says:

    It’s the Alien Pods – get outta there!!

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