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Phallus multicolor is a species of fungus in the family Phallaceae or "stinkhorns".

Phallus multicolor
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Phallales
Family: Phallaceae
Genus: Phallus
Species: P. multicolor
Binomial name
Phallus multicolor
(Berk. & Broome) Cooke (1882)
Synonyms

Dictyophora multicolor Berk. & Broome (1883)

Description and rangeEdit

It is similar in overall appearance to Phallus indusiatus, but it has a more brightly coloured cap, stipe and indusium, and it is usually smaller. It is found in Australia, Guam, Sumatra, Java, Borneo, Papua New Guinea, Zaire, and Tobago[1] as well as Hawaii.

 
At Kandalama

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Burk WR, Smith DR. (1978). "Dictyophora multicolor, new to Guam". Mycologia. 70 (6): 1258–9. doi:10.2307/3759327. JSTOR 3759327.

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