alien plant? wtf is this!?!

dirtaddshpApril 30, 2007

flys seem to be attracted to it.

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treehaus(4)

looks to be some kind of stinkhorn. not pretty.

Here is a link that might be useful: Stinkhorn

    Bookmark   May 1, 2007 at 11:03AM
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greenlarry(UK 8/9)

Stinkhorn fungi are well cool things! Wish we had ones like that over here!

    Bookmark   May 27, 2007 at 6:30AM
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karinl(BC Z8)

I don't think "wtf" is welcome language on GW. Despite its apparent relevance to the subject at hand in this case!

KarinL

    Bookmark   May 28, 2007 at 1:23PM
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mclarke

Its Latin name is (ahem) Phallus Impudicus.

Also known as a stinkhorn.

    Bookmark   June 10, 2007 at 2:58PM
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PhxAZUSA

Don't ever wish to have these in your yard--they smell like a dead animal, attract flies, and ooze black gunk. An infestation can take away all your enjoyment of your outdoor space. Horrible horrible things. An ongoing battle in my yard, and I live in the desert, believe it or not! They are SO not cool.

    Bookmark   September 16, 2013 at 12:44PM
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