No Common Name Phallus rubicundus (Bosc) Fries  

Description:

Fruiting body: arises from egg-like structure. In maturity consists of hollow, reddish-orange, pock-marked stalk topped by narrow, bell-shaped cap with skirt at bottom and reddish opening at apex. Cap covered with foul-smelling, green spore mass (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

Where to find:

Solitary or clusters on/near gardens, wood chips, meadows.

There are 14 records in the project database.

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Phallus rubicundus in Prince George's Co., Maryland (7/26/2014). Photo by John Hall. (MBP list)

Phallus rubicundus in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (7/16/2016). Determined by Bob and Jo Solem based on macro characteristics. Photo by Lori Byrne. (MBP list)

A Phallus rubicundus in Howard Co., Maryland (10/2/2016). Cap and upper stem showing skirt at base of fertile surface. Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Phallus rubicundus in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (10/6/2016). Photo by Jane Kostenko. (MBP list)

Phallus rubicundus "eggs" from which fruiting bodies will emerge in Howard Co., Maryland (10/2/2016). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Phallus rubicundus in Montgomery Co., Maryland (9/14/2018). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Bases of old fruiting bodies of Phallus rubicundus in Howard Co., Maryland (10/2/2016). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Phallus rubicundus in Harford Co., Maryland (8/17/2017). Determined by M. Mulvey, mycology instructor at Eagle Hill Institute (ME). Photo by Dave Webb. (MBP list)

Phallus rubicundus spores from a specimen collected in Howard Co., Maryland (10/2/2016). Ellipsoid, smooth, hyaline; measured 3.2-6.4 X 1.7-2.6 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

A Phallus rubicundus in Kent Co., Maryland (5/29/2017). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Dan Small. (MBP list)

Phallus rubicundus in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (6/3/2017). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Dan Small. (MBP list)


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