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  • Aseroe rubra - Several photographs of this strange species.
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  • Clathrus - Photograph of this labyrinthiform stinkhorn.
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  • Clathrus archeri - Several photographs of this colorful, star-shaped species.
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  • Clathrus archeri - Photographs and description of devil's fingers.
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  • Clathrus cf. crispus - This species, photographed in the British Virgin Islands.
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  • Clathrus cf. preussii - This species was photographed in Puerto Rico.
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  • Clathrus ruber - Photographs and description of red cage.
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  • Coral fungus - Photograph of Ramaria stricta and information from Wikipedia on this family of Coral Fungi which consists of seven genera.
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  • Dictyophora duplicata - Photograph of the netted stinkhorn emerging from its egg.
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  • Dictyophora duplicata - Article by Tom Volk on the Veiled or Netted Stinkhorn and other species which rely on flies for the dissemination of their spores.
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  • Gasteromycetes Key - A list of many of the fungi in this group, which includes puffballs and earthstars, with photographs of each.
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  • Geastraceae - Article from Wikipedia on this family of Earthstars, which include the genera Geastrum and Myriostoma.
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  • Geastrum fimbriatum - Photograph and information on the sessile earthstar from Wild about Britain.
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  • Geastrum floriforme - Photograph of the daisy earthstar.
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  • Geastrum pectinatum - Photograph and information on the beaked earthstar provided by Wild about Britain.
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  • Geastrum triplex - Photograph and information on this species, commonly known as the Collared Earthstar.
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  • Gomphaceae - Article from Wikipedia describing this diverse family which includes eleven genera. Also two photographs of the Club Fungus, Clavariadelphus ligula, and one of Gomphus clavatus.
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  • Gomphaceae - Photographs of several species of Ramaria.
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  • Mutinus caninus, the Dog Stinkhorn - Tom Volk provides photographs and much information on this foul-smelling species.
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  • Mutinus elegans: How to Hatch a Stinkhorn Egg - Account by George Barron of how he located and succeeded in photographing fruitbodies of this species.
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  • Phallaceae - Article with several photographs from Wikipedia on this family of foul-smelling fungi which rely on flies to spread their spores.
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  • Phallales - Article from Wikipedia on this order which includes the stinkhorns but now also the earthstars, the coral fungi, some false truffles, club fungi, and chanterelloid fungi.
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  • Phallus impudicus - Several photographs of this fungus and photographs of its typical habitat and the insects that spread its spores.
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  • Sphaerobolus stellatus, the Cannonball Fungus - Article by Tom Volk on this interesting species, with an animated drawing of how it can shoot its spore mass a considerable distance.
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  • Stinkhorn Egg - Image of the cross section of a developing stinkhorn, Mutinus ravenelii, which takes about half an hour to expand and become fully mature.
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