Mutinus elegans (4 Photos and Description) 

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Mutinus elegans tends to have a longer stem than Mutinus caninus, the Dog Stinkhorn. Unlike the latter, its spongy hollow stem is pinkish red to orange rather than mostly white, it lacks a distinctly formed head and the spore-containing slimy gleba covers more of the upper stem. When in the button or volva stage there is no discernable odor and it is edible. This stinkhorn is commonly found in summer and fall in wood chips. 

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