The Stinky Squid: A Stinkhorn

Pseudocolus fusiformis Stinkhorns! These foul-smelling fungi are popping up all over in the mulch around my property now that we are in the dog days of summer.  They seem to love the hot and humid weather. Stinkhorns are at once amazing and repulsive. They come up overnight, emerging from a little “egg” sac on the…