Phallus hadrianiCommon Name: Hadrian's Stinkhorn

Meaning of name: Unknown.

Distribution: Unknown.

Description: Pictured is the gelatinous egg stage of the fruiting body.  At maturity (not seen by the FQPB), this elongates to produce a 160mm white stalk with a cap covered in brown slime. The fruiting body has the odour of dog poo.

This fungi is a decomposer species.

References: Fungi of the Perth Region and Beyond. Neale L Bougher. http://www.bushlandperth.org.au/activities/perth-fungi-project