Rahul Sharma

Aseroe

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Kingdom  Fungi
Class  Agaricomycetes
Family  Phallaceae
Division  Basidiomycota
Order  Phallales
Rank  Genus
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Similar  Aseroe rubra, Stinkhorn mushrooms, Clathrus, Rhodotus, Chorioactis

Timelapse aseroe rubra emerging


Aseroe is a small genus of basidiomycete fungi of the family Phallaceae, though sometimes placed in the separate family Clathraceae. The genus name is derived from the Ancient Greek words Asē/αση 'disgust' and roē/ροη 'juice'. The genus was described with the collection and description of the type species Aseroe rubra in 1800 by French botanist Jacques Labillardière. As with other stinkhorn-like fungi, mature fruiting bodies are covered with olive-brown slime, containing spores, which attracts flies. These fungi are common in mulch and are saprobic.

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stinkhorn or phalloid aseroe rubra mushroom fruiting


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Aseroe Wikipedia


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