Mutinus caninus identification

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Mutinus caninus (Pers.) Fr. Dog Stinkhorn, Phallus de Chien, Satyre des cheins, Hundsrute, K-z-ns-ges kutyasz-m-rcs-g, Fallo canino, mutino canino, Kliene Stinkzwam, Kutyasz-m-rcs-g. Fruit body initially a semi-submerged eggs as in Phallus impudicus but much smaller, 1-2cm across and more cylindric in shape, whitish-yellow, finally rupturing when the hollow pitted receptacle extends. Stem 10-12cm high, pale yellow-buff to bright orange, surmounted by the narrow conical orange-red head covered in dark olive slime which contains the spores and has a very slight sickly smell. Spores pale yellow, oblong, 4-5 x 1.5-2-. Habitat in leaf litter in woods. Season summer to late autumn. Occasional. Not edible. Distribution, America and Europe.

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More info about Mutinus caninus mushroom

Stem type:
Volva on stem
Grows in woods
Grows on the ground
Spore colour:
Light to dark brown
Cap type:
Fungus colour:
Normal size:
Less than 5cm
North America
Mushroom has distinct or odd smell (non mushroomy)
Mushroom slimy or sticky
Dog Stinkhorn, Hundsrute, Kutyasz�m�rcs�g, Phallus de Chien, Satyre des cheins
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