Information on working terriers, dogs, natural history, hunting, and the environment, with occasional political commentary as I see fit. This web log is associated with the Terrierman.com web site.
Monday, May 18, 2015
Dog Penis Mushroom
I found this fellow while walking the pups yesterday morning. This is the Elegant Stinkhorn fungus (Mutinus elegans). It is also called the "dog penis" mushroom. It takes buckets of rain to drive these up, and they do not last long. This was a solo soldier; they normally come up in clusters