Tuesday, October 12, 2010


 Order Phallades

Oh, gag. By the time I finished these rough sketches I was ready to hurl. After they've lost their gelatinous outer cover, they develop their full fetid odor. It got worse and worse as I sketched.

The flies and other small insects that help disperse the spores, which are not airborne, were delighted.

I wasn't!

And let me tell you, this is way, WAY too close to be to a mature stinkhorn...


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