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Phallus luteus is a species of fungus in the stinkhorn family. First described in 1936 as Dictyophora lutea,[1] it was transferred to the genus Phallus in 2009. It is widely distributed in Asia, including China, Korea, Japan, and India, and has been collected in Mexico.[2]

Phallus luteus
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Phallus luteus, Korea
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Phallales
Family: Phallaceae
Genus: Phallus
Species: P. luteus
Binomial name
Phallus luteus
(Liou & L.Hwang) T.Kasuya (2009)

Dictyophora lutea Liou & L.Hwang (1936)
Dictyophora indusiata f. lutea (Liou & L.Hwang) Kobayasi (1965)


  1. ^ a b "Phallus luteus (Liou & L.Hwang) T.Kasuya 2009". MycoBank. International Mycological Association. Retrieved 2013-01-30. 
  2. ^ Kasuya T. (2009). "Phallus luteus comb. nov., a new taxonomic treatment of a tropical phalloid fungus". Mycotaxon. 106: 7–13. 

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