Tentacled stinkhorn fungi in Redwood Bush

Previously recorded in Redwood Bush in 2019, these were observed by Gil in December 2021. The stinkhorn/starfish/sea anemone saprotrophic fungi are seasonal and usually reddish-orange in colour. They grow on rotting wood and emit a foul-smelling odour to attract flies which enables dispersal of their spores. The slimy, brightly coloured fruiting bodies emerge from anContinue reading “Tentacled stinkhorn fungi in Redwood Bush”