It is evident that the spider observed here was not moving about randomly, but was persistently remaining within the vicinity of a sapromyiophilic stinkhorn
belonging to the tribe Cyllodini, which group is known as visitors of the fruiting bodies of stinkhorn
The festival - the arboretum's only fund-raiser of the year, which netted about $25,000 last year to provide environmental education for local school children and also maintain the trail system around Mount Pisgah - has exhibits of more than 350 mushrooms with names such as Dead Man's Foot, Stinkhorn
, Belly Button, Witch's Butter and Pigskin Poison Puffball.
In the Northeast we call this a veiled stinkhorn
An exclusive program, "For the Woman with Love," will feature well-known classical and jazz music, including music by Ellington, Gershwin, Copland, Stinkhorn
, Dunaevsky, Garanyan, Dreznin and many others.
The new species of stinkhorn
mushroom, dubbed 'Phallus drewesii', is two inches long, grows on wood, and is shaped like a phallus.
Inkcap, fly agaric and stinkhorn
are all types of what?
Pictures of an Amazon leaf frog and a veiled stinkhorn
stand out as two of the more difficult shots: that particular species of frog only comes down from the canopy once a year to lay eggs in still water; Stephen found his shot with the aid of a naturalist friend.
Linnaeus noted similarities between plant parts and human anatomy when he named the pink-flowered butterfly pea Clitoria mariana and a stinkhorn