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What the heck is that?

Mystery thing


I just found this while watering my hosta. What in the heck is it? (BTW: It doesn’t smell all that nice.) - Wild Child -


  1. 9 months, 1 week ago

    Probably some kind of a mushroom, fungi. Sometimes Nature’s composters don’t smell good. Thanks for the great picture. Carole Johnson County Extension Master Gardener

  2. 9 months, 1 week ago

    Yes, it’s a fungus — a stinkhorn mushroom, and it does stink!

    Tina, Extension Master Gardener

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