Phallus indusiatus Vent., 1798 (Syn: Dictyophora callichroa Möller, 1895; Dictyophora indusiata (Vent.) Desv., 1809 …….; Dictyophora phalloidea var. callichroa (Möller) Lloyd, 1909; Dictyophora phalloidea var. rochesterensis (Lloyd) Sacc. &
Trotter, 1912; Dictyophora phalloidea var. rosea (Ces.) Lloyd, 1909; Dictyophora rosea (Ces.) E. Fisch., 1888; Hymenophallus indusiatus (Vent.) Nees, 1816; Hymenophallus roseus Ces., 1879; Phallus callichrous (Möller) Lloyd, 1907; Phallus indusiatus f. citrinus K. Das, S. K. Singh & Calonge,
2007; Phallus indusiatus f. indusiatus Vent., 1798; Phallus indusiatus var. indusiatus Vent., 1798; Phallus indusiatus var. rochesterensis (Lloyd) Lloyd, 1909; Phallus rochesterensis Lloyd, 1909);
Netted Mushroom or Ladies Skirt; Bridal Veil Stinkhorn;
funghii for id mm1 01092011: this fungus was growing in grass on the edge of a paddy field in goa
it was approximately three inches long and about three fouths of an inch thick
the photographs were taken towards the end of july this year
i would like to request an identification
This is Phallus indusiatus, Basidiomycetes (The stinkhorn fungus/long net stinkhorn). The net is not properly visible here (If i am right). Please find my image from Orissa. Please follow the link to conform. http://threatenedtaxa.org/ZooPrintJournal/2010/July/o230526vii101096-
Nice shot of one of the most awesome looking mushroom
Very unusual, like abridal veil… is it truly a part of this mushroom? what’s the function of a veil ???
Many thanks for the id and the interesting paper
I think the skirts of the goa mushrooms got shredded because of the severe rains at that time
041111PD06 Phallus indusiatus. Flora of Orissa: sharing the photograph of Phallus (Synonym Dictyophora) taken from from Ranpur
Name of the species: Phallus indusiatus
Local name: Indrajal fungus
Place of collection: Ranpur, Nayagar, Orissa
Habitat: Wild, under Semi-evergreen forests
Altitude: 400 to 600 m above msl
In Orissa, it is added as primary ingredient in over 300 Traditional Formulations. Very important for Tantriks also and the Healers of Niyamgiri Hills have hundreds of interesting stories about this Indrajal. There are many interesting local names for it from Jhant Phutu to Lingi Phutu. Jhant means pubic hairs.
Unable to find the link but if I am not wrong, this species is already in EFL database.
thanks a lot for the additional information on traditional knowledge which one of my interest area. I have already documented and took photograph of this species from Karlapat wl sanctuary, Kalahandi, Baisipalli wl sanctuary, Nayagarh, Mahendragiri hills, Gajapati, Niyamgiri hills, Kalahandi, Similipal biosphere reserve, Mayurbhanj and Ranpur, Nayagarh, Orissa. But there is thre varieties of this species, One identified and diposited in BSIherbarium, rest two are under progress of iD. Its been consumed by the local tribals in Ranpur.
I observed seven variants in Niyamgiri Hills whereas the Healers were claiming about more variants. Every variant is of specific use.
Phallus indusiatus (long net stinkhorn)? en-route Matheran-PKA- Aug01 : 4 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (3)
Seen this beautiful Mushroom “Phallus indusiatus (long net stinkhorn)??” en-route Matheran.
Date: 01st August 2015
Yes. Appears to be. Growing with Bamboo? Or other plants/organic debris?
Yes … you are correct
Fwd: [efloraofindia:230882] Himachal- KL2 : 5 posts by 1 author. Attachments (1)
Here are some beautiful mushrooms/Fungus from Himachal Pradesh
I think Phallus species
yes it is Phallus sps
Its certainly not P.impudicus
Veiled Mushroom form M.P. NSD 2 22 Aug 2016 : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1)
Friends sharing VEILED LADY MUSHROOM, Phallus indusiatus.
Pench Tiger Reserve, M.P. India