Bridal Veil fungus

The Wet season has arrived, with thunderstorms and brief downpours of 20 – 50 mm or more, and the natural world is responding to the combination of heat and moisture as it always does. Fungi, in particular, are emerging in numbers and varieties we haven’t seen since … well, our visit to the Daintree, actually, but we haven’t seen them here since last Wet season.

Some fungi are weirder than others, and some names are more risible than others. This one wins on both counts.

Bridal Veil Stinkhorn, with another in the background just emerging

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