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FRUIT BODY: Starts off as a whitish, partially buried, elongated, sub-spherical egg from which erupts a phallic fruit body that is primarily off-white except for the reddish-orange fertile head that is covered in a mass of foul smelling slime which contains the spores.  The main stem is pitted and fragile and can be pale to a nice tangerine colour. GILLS/PORES: N/A. FLESH: Spongy, brittle.  No distinct taste but has a sickly odour many find offensive. SPORES: Pale yellow, smooth, ellipsoid. HABITAT: Amongst leaf litter in mixed woods. SEASON: Infrequent.  Summer to autumn. EDIBILITY: Inedible.

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