Stinky Squid, pseudocolus schellenbergiae - Three orange arms, arching outward and fused at tips, arising from common short, whitish stalk; odor fetid. Spore mass greenish black, slimy, and distributed along inner surfaces of arms.
Nothing says friendship more than the foul stench of the stinky squid mushroom! Makes a lovely gift for the mycophile in your life, without the actual stank of a live one.
This mycological specimen is created by needle felting — the artful and time consuming process of hand shaping wool with a sharp, barbed needle.
Sculpture dimensions are approximately 3" x 3" x 7 1/2" and it was created with roving wool and a vintage pot which reads "A token of friendship".
Item ships with a handmade tag containing a description of the specimen and arrives carefully packed with recycled shipping materials.
This item is not a toy and is not recommended for children. All works come from a tobacco free, one dog home.
Thanks for looking!
[Mycological description courtesy the National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mushrooms]
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