Phallus impudicus L.

Common name

English: Common Stinkhorn

German: Gemeine Stinkmorchel

Portuguese: Cogumelo-falale

Classification

Kingdom: Fungi (27)

  Phylum: Basidiomycota (18)

    Class: Basidiomycetes (7)

      Order: Phallales (2)

        Family: Phallaceae (2)

          Genus: Phallus (2)

           Epithet: impudicus L. (1)

Synonym: Venenarius phalloides (Vaill. ex Fr.) Murrill

impudicus => latin for 'shameless' or 'immodest'

phalloides => phallus-like, resembling stinkhorn (Phallus)

Characteristics

Climate: temperate, sub-tropical, tropical

External links

Check for Phallus impudicus at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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