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Offlinestarfungi
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Monster mushroom!!!
    #1836028 - 08/21/03 03:35 AM (14 years, 8 months ago)

Ok, finally I got this beast into the computer. I had to use my newly purchased digital camera (canon 10D, magnificent!!!) to take a picture of my real paper photo of this mushroom!
I have no idea what this one is, but it's huge, nasty and... nasty! The lens cap in the background is about 2 inches across. It was growing off a dead log in New Zealand on the south of North Island.
Any takers?




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Re: Monster mushroom!!! [Re: starfungi]
    #1836061 - 08/21/03 03:53 AM (14 years, 8 months ago)

Looks like a type of Gyromitra to me. Very cool looking though whatever it is.


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Re: Monster mushroom!!! [Re: starfungi]
    #1836430 - 08/21/03 09:29 AM (14 years, 8 months ago)

Nasty? As in going bad?

It looks like a false morel of some sort. No false morels should ever be eaten, and if it's going bad that's one more reason not to eat it. Hopefully you weren't thinking about eatint it anyway.

Weird looking thing, though.

Happy mushrooming!


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Offlinestarfungi
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Re: Monster mushroom!!! [Re: ToxicMan]
    #1837887 - 08/21/03 05:44 PM (14 years, 8 months ago)

Nasty as in ugly and gross!!! Wouldn't put that anywhere close to my mouth even if it was considered delicious.


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Re: Monster mushroom!!! [Re: starfungi]
    #1838037 - 08/21/03 06:36 PM (14 years, 8 months ago)

kind of looks like a vagina


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Re: Monster mushroom!!! [Re: Tomandjerry58]
    #1838056 - 08/21/03 06:43 PM (14 years, 8 months ago)

naw, hehehe, "looks like a vagina".  :smile:

(preschooler, nice avatar!) :eyemouth:   


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Re: Monster mushroom!!! [Re: GGreatOne234]
    #1838098 - 08/21/03 06:52 PM (14 years, 8 months ago)

hey thanks, just found it.:) preschooler whishes he had the great ones knowledge!


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Re: Monster mushroom!!! [Re: Tomandjerry58]
    #1838729 - 08/21/03 10:06 PM (14 years, 8 months ago)

Did you 'get your fingers in there' to see if it could have been more than one fruit body?
Could it have been a cluster of wood ear, Auricularia auicula, that is trying to take over the world?
I found found a big distendend contorted wood ear, that looked not unlike that, in Nelson about a month ago.
Otherwise Im with ToxicMan on the Gyromitra or Helvella


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Re: Monster mushroom!!! [Re: walk]
    #1839331 - 08/22/03 02:14 AM (14 years, 8 months ago)

nah, didn't "get my fingers in there". Prefer the real thing... heh :wink:  Besides, it would probably just bite my hand off.
 


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Re: Monster mushroom!!! [Re: starfungi]
    #1842654 - 08/23/03 02:30 AM (14 years, 7 months ago)

you took a photo of a photo? print it out and take another one... good things come in threes LOL


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