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Veiled Stinkhorn (Dictyophora sp.)

04 Apr 2013 06:51 - 17 May 2013 13:02 #885 by Paul T
Veiled Stinkhorn (Dictyophora sp.) was created by Paul T
A Stinkhorn fungus with a common name of Maiden´s Veil or the Veiled Stinkhorn (Dictyophora sp.) with lots of visiting flies on the attractant running from the 'veil'. Seen on the forest floor in Kaeng Krachan National Park, Thailand forest during rainy season.

It is still my only sighting of the full veil, I have seen a partial veil on about 4 or 5 other occasions. The trick seem to be to see the fungus in the early morning as the veil only seems to last a couple of hours before starting to deteriorate quickly.


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