Identification of mushroom

Berlstein berlstein at
Sun Sep 21 19:21:30 EST 1997

>Can anybody identify a strange mushroom which I have found growing in my 
>garden in Key West, Florida.  It is a pink-red spongy looking fungi which
> emerged from a white puffball and has a strong smell of decaying flesh. 
>I have several photos of it on my homesite:
>  Any help would be appreciated...
>  Thanks...
>  ///Don

Hi Don.  Nice pictures.   It's Clathrus ruber "latticed stinckhorn"
page 773 of "Mushrooms Demystified"


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