Definition of Common stinkhorn

1. Noun. A common fungus formerly used in preparing a salve for rheumatism.

Exact synonyms: Phallus Impudicus
Group relationships: Genus Phallus, Phallus
Generic synonyms: Carrion Fungus, Stinkhorn

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Common Stinkhorn

common shiner
common shrew
common sickle pine
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common snipe
common snipes
common snowberry
common soldier
common sorrel
common speedwell
common spindle tree
common spoonbill
common spotted orchid
common staghorn fern
common starling
common stinkhorn (current term)
common stock
common stock equivalent
common stocks
common sunflower
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common teasel
common tendinous ring
common thorn apple
common thyme
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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 ..."

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