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I live in a camper van with a couple of West Highland Terriers for company.
My passion is photography but it is a work in progress.
I am always willing to share what knowledge I have and can be contacted through the comments on this post or e-mail ADRIAN
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Sunday, 31 July 2016

TEASER. (31/07/16)

It has been dry but quite windy here today. This morning I found something revolting but it had passed it’s disgusting state.

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  No not Slime Mould I find this attractive and interesting.

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  This is what I found a Stinkhorn but without any real stink left, at their most powerful they smell worse than a bloated and burst dead sheep on a hot July day. I think there are three more to arrive. I would really like to find one of the really special ones that have a beautiful net veil around them

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This is one of them and they can grow from this egg to a full Stinkhorn in a few hours. As they are only about half a mile away I have checked three times today but it hasn’t altered yet. I hope they are in full stink tomorrow first thing in the morning. Somewhere I have some good pictures of one but I doubt I could find them.

That’s all, I’ll try for some video tomorrow if there is enough light and I can stand the smell. I may even take a trowel and a box and dig an egg up for a timelapse. Have a good week.

12 comments:

  1. They do give off a dreadful smell, good luck with the photos and hold your breath.

    peter

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    1. Peter, they are amazing and the flies must come from miles about.

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  2. Glad I'm not there! Good luck!

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    1. Marie, they are fun, smelly fun.

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  3. Pleased you won't be able to add the odour to your video. It's been bad enough here while they have been muck spreading.

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    1. John, I think smell is for the future.

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  4. I have never smelt one and me thinks I do not want to either Adrian!!

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    1. Margaret, They are a bit nauseating.

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  5. Hmmm, early morning?...good luck!...[;o)

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    1. Trevor I'm just back in and there is no real change. I think they need a bit of rain.

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  6. We have a little patch of slime mold this morning.

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  7. That's good watch it move and feed it bits of bread.

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