Definition of Common stinkhorn
1. Noun. A common fungus formerly used in preparing a salve for rheumatism.
Group relationships: Genus Phallus, Phallus
Generic synonyms: Carrion Fungus, Stinkhorn
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Literary usage of Common stinkhorn
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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1884)
"... and, as Mr. Gerard suggests in the case of the common stinkhorn (Phallus impudicus), the dissemination of these fungi is largely traceable to such ..."
2. The Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science by Iowa Academy of Science (1907)
"Is the common stinkhorn, probably poisonous, though its disagreeable odor would seem to render it distasteful to animals. LYCOPERDACEAE. 22. ..."
3. Fungi; Their Nature and Uses by Mordecai Cubitt Cooke (1880)
"Amongst these is the fetid odour of the common stinkhorn, which is intensified in the more beautiful and curious ..."
4. The Land of Midian (revisited). by Richard Francis Burton (1879)
"The common " stinkhorn," extremely common in some districts of England, and obtruding on the notice of every one from its detestable odour. ..."
5. Handbook of Birmingham (1886)
"Of the aberrant group to which the common Stinkhorn (not very common in this district) belongs, the more brilliant ..."