artofmarabelle: “Stinkhorn”. Rare urban emergence of a stinkhorn…

artofmarabelle:

“Stinkhorn”. Rare urban emergence of a stinkhorn mushroom, swarming with flies that are attracted to its smelly tip. This is the way the spores of the stinkhorn are spread, on the feet of flies.

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