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dictyophora indusiata. (Updated). A carrion fly walking around ...
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Image #: DSC_6145-70001
Species: dictyophora indusiata
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Description: (Updated). A carrion fly walking around the cap of a dictyophora indusiata fungi or Veiled Stinkhorn (syn. phallus indusiatus). The various types of bugs, beetles, flies and sciarids attracted by the foul smell emitted by the fungi aid in it's spore dispersal. (id. by Dr Tan Yee Shin and Prof. Dr. S.Vikineswary, Mushroom Research Centre, University Malaya).