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Phallus rubicundus

A stinkhorn fungus at Hughes Garran Woodland

Phallus rubicundus at Hughes Garran Woodland - 31 Oct 2020
Phallus rubicundus at Hughes Garran Woodland - 31 Oct 2020
Phallus rubicundus at Hughes Garran Woodland - 31 Oct 2020
Phallus rubicundus at Hughes Garran Woodland - 31 Oct 2020
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Identification history

Phallus rubicundus 3 Nov 2020 Heino1
Phallus rubicundus 3 Nov 2020 Heino1
Unidentified 1 Nov 2020 ruthkerruish

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Author's notes

Common Stinkhorn (Phallus rubicundus) with one fly but many were there - foul smelling spore mass. Fruiting bodies about 15cm high. Photo 4 shows the 2 gelatinous "eggs" in the soil from which the fruiting bodies grow. Currajongs had a great feast!

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Nassella neesiana (Chilean Needle Grass) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 9 Feb 2021 by ruthkerruish
Geranium solanderi var. solanderi (Native Geranium) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 7 Feb 2021 by Tapirlord
Solanum lycopersicum (Tomato) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 6 Feb 2021 by Tapirlord
Juglans nigra (Black Walnut) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 6 Feb 2021 by Tapirlord
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Eucalyptus melliodora (Yellow Box) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 27 Jan 2021 by ruthkerruish
Aira elegantissima (Delicate Hairgrass) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 15 Jan 2021 by ruthkerruish
Eucalyptus globulus subsp. bicostata (Southern Blue Gum, Eurabbie) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 14 Dec 2020 by ruthkerruish
Eucalyptus melliodora (Yellow Box) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 1 Dec 2020 by ruthkerruish
Psaltoda moerens (Redeye Cicada) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 29 Nov 2020 by Tapirlord
Cyathus sp. (A Bird's Nest Fungus) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 31 Oct 2020 by ruthkerruish
Myosotis discolor (Yellow and Blue Forget-me-not) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 29 Oct 2020 by ruthkerruish
Cymbalaria muralis subsp. muralis (Ivy-leaved toadflax, Mother of thousands) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 29 Oct 2020 by ruthkerruish
Eucalyptus nicholii (Narrow-leaved Black Peppermint) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 14 Oct 2020 by ruthkerruish
Eucalyptus melliodora (Yellow Box) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 14 Oct 2020 by ruthkerruish
Lepidium africanum at Hughes Garran Woodland - 26 Aug 2020 by ruthkerruish
Fumaria sp. (Fumitory) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 26 Jun 2020 by ruthkerruish
Panicum effusum (Hairy Panic Grass) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 16 Mar 2020 by ruthkerruish
Dysphania pumilio (Small Crumbweed) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 3 Mar 2020 by ruthkerruish
Acacia buxifolia subsp. buxifolia (Box-leaf Wattle) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 23 Nov 2019 by ruthkerruish
Myrmecia sp. (genus) (Bull ant or Jack Jumper) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 14 Nov 2019 by ruthkerruish
Blattodea sp. (order) (Unidentified cockroach) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 17 Oct 2019 by ruthkerruish
Eragrostis cilianensis (Stinkgrass) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 5 Apr 2019 by ruthkerruish
Eucalyptus nicholii (Narrow-leaved Black Peppermint) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 23 Jan 2019 by ruthkerruish
Spectrotrota fimbrialis (A Pyralid moth) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 20 Jan 2019 by ruthkerruish
Convolvulus angustissimus subsp. angustissimus (Australian Bindweed) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 12 Jan 2019 by ruthkerruish
Polyporus arcularius at Hughes Garran Woodland - 16 Dec 2018 by ruthkerruish
Acacia genistifolia (Early Wattle) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 16 Dec 2018 by ruthkerruish
Callistemon sieberi (River Bottlebrush) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 16 Dec 2018 by ruthkerruish
Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 3 Dec 2018 by RobParnell
Cracticus torquatus (Grey Butcherbird) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 25 Nov 2018 by roymcd
Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 22 Oct 2018 by RobParnell
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 13 Oct 2018 by roymcd
Cracticus torquatus (Grey Butcherbird) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 13 Oct 2018 by roymcd
Cardiaspina tenuitela (Yellow box lace lerp) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 10 Sep 2018 by ruthkerruish
Eucalyptus bridgesiana (Apple Box) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 4 Aug 2018 by ruthkerruish
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 5 Jul 2018 by BIrdsinCanberra
Acacia genistifolia (Early Wattle) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 29 May 2018 by ruthkerruish
Microlaena stipoides (Weeping Grass) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 19 Mar 2018 by ruthkerruish
Cystiphora schmidti (Chondrilla gall midge) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 4 Dec 2017 by ruthkerruish
Agrocybe sp. at Hughes Garran Woodland - 4 Dec 2017 by ruthkerruish
Kunzea ericoides (Burgan) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 27 Nov 2017 by ruthkerruish
Chondrilla juncea (Skeleton Weed) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 6 Nov 2017 by ruthkerruish
Kunzea parvifolia (Violet kunzea) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 14 Oct 2017 by ruthkerruish
Daviesia mimosoides subsp. mimosoides at Hughes Garran Woodland - 8 Oct 2017 by ruthkerruish
Vinca major (Greater Periwinkle) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 11 Sep 2017 by ruthkerruish
Ipheion uniflorum (Spring Star-flower) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 8 Sep 2017 by ruthkerruish
Hydrocotyle laxiflora (Stinking Pennywort) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 9 Jul 2017 by ruthkerruish
Acacia genistifolia (Early Wattle) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 17 Jun 2017 by ruthkerruish
Plantago lanceolata (Ribwort Plantain) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 17 Jun 2017 by ruthkerruish
Lepidium africanum at Hughes Garran Woodland - 9 Jun 2017 by ruthkerruish
Eucalyptus globulus subsp. bicostata (Southern Blue Gum, Eurabbie) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 1 Jun 2017 by ruthkerruish
Eucalyptus nicholii (Narrow-leaved Black Peppermint) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 25 May 2017 by ruthkerruish
Eucalyptus mannifera subsp. mannifera (Brittle Gum) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 10 May 2017 by ruthkerruish
Indigofera adesmiifolia (Tick Indigo) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 3 May 2017 by ruthkerruish
Oxalis sp. (Wood Sorrel) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 2 May 2017 by ruthkerruish
Solanum cinereum (Narrawa Burr) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 2 May 2017 by ruthkerruish
Austrostipa scabra (Corkscrew Grass) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 19 Apr 2017 by ruthkerruish
Robinia pseudoacacia (False Acacia or Black Locust) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 8 Apr 2017 by ruthkerruish
Uromycladium sp. (A gall forming rust fungus) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 3 Apr 2017 by ruthkerruish
Vittadinia cuneata var. cuneata (Fuzzy New Holland Daisy) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 1 Apr 2017 by ruthkerruish
Cassinia quinquefaria (Cassinia) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 25 Mar 2017 by ruthkerruish
Indigofera australis subsp. australis (Australian Indigo) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 30 Aug 2016 by ruthkerruish
Leptospermum sp. (Tea tree) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 17 Jun 2016 by ruthkerruish
Plantago lanceolata (Ribwort Plantain) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 6 Jan 2016 by ruthkerruish

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 31 Oct 2020 05:19 PM Recorded on
  • ruthkerruish Recorded by
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