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Elegant Stinkhorn Top With Flies
© 2009 Daniel W. Reed
You are likely to smell the well named Stinkhorns before you see them. They have a very distinctive and unpleasant odor
that attracts flies to the spore containing slime.
There are many common species of Stinkhorns with some striking weird forms.
There are many common species of Stinkhorns with some striking weird forms. See: http://mushroomexpert.com/mutinus_elegans.html
Mutinus elegans,Elegant Stinkhorn(Species)
Shooting Location: Wilson County, Tennessee
Camera - Digital Rebel XT / 350D Camera , Lens - EF100mm f/2.8 Macro USM Lens , Release - RC-mote Release , Tripod - Manfroto tripod , 0.5, Sec., f/5.6, ISO=100