Species: Mutinus species Go Back
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Description:
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This saprophytic fungus is found on rotting wood and starts life as a whitish egg-like sack. When mature, a slender receptacle that's up to 100 mm high erupts from it, tapering to a blunt point that is covered by the olive-green, evil-smelling gleba. Once known as Mutinus borneensis which is not found in New Zealand.

 
Common name: Yellow stinkhorn
Found: Podocarp and Mixed Native forest
Substrate: Growing from wood
Spore: ?
Height: 100 mm
Width: 8 mm
Season: Summer to autumn after rain
Edible: No
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Macro images:
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Mutinus borneensisScale bar 
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  Scale = 12.5mm.
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Mutinus borneensisScale bar 
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  Scale = 8.3mm.
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Mutinus borneensisScale bar 
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  Scale = 5mm.
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Mutinus borneensisScale bar  
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  Scale = 12mm.
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Mutinus borneensisScale bar  
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  Scale = 12mm.
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