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Staheliomyces cinctus Mushroom
Ref No: 20198
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location: North America
edibility: Inedible
fungus colour: White to cream
normal size: 5-15cm
cap type: Other
stem type: Volva on stem, Bulbous base of stem
flesh: Mushroom has distinct or odd smell (non mushroomy), Mushroom slimy or sticky
spore colour: Light to dark brown
habitat: Grows in woods, Grows on the ground

Staheliomyces cinctus Fischer A stink horn from South and Central America. These pictures were sent to me by Andr¨¦ Goosens the specimen was photographed in Suriname South America it was found in a shady area in the rain forest. Developing from a slightly ovoid ¡¯egg¡¯ 15-20 x 12-16mm, Stem up to 175mm Spores elliptical 2.5 x1.5¦Ì, strong unpleasant smell. Note the very distinctive restricted band. Edibility unknown.

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Gino Gajadien (Suriname) - 04 June 2016

Found in Suriname, South America in a pile of dead leaves. After Heavy rain showers for a week.
Staheliomyces cinctus
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