The aptly named Stinkhorn Mushroom is distinctive for many reasons: it has a single stalk, a lacy, slimy cap and it really stinks!
The tip of the stalk is slimy and gives off a stench of rotting meat which attracts flies and other creatures who then help transport the mushroom’s spores.
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