What is another word for carrion fungus?

Pronunciation: [kˈaɹi͡ən fˈʌŋɡəs] (IPA)

Carrion fungus, also known as stinkhorn mushrooms or corpse fungus, is a type of fungus that grows on decaying organic matter. There are several other synonyms for carrion fungus, including phallus impudicus (which refers to the phallic appearance of some species), stinking morels (due to their strong odor), and devil's dipstick (because they resemble a devil's tail). In some cultures, carrion fungus is also referred to as witch's eggs or witch's butter. These fungi are generally considered inedible and are often avoided due to their putrid smell. However, they play an important role in the ecosystem by breaking down dead plant and animal matter and returning nutrients back to the soil.

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What are the hyponyms for Carrion fungus?

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  • hyponyms for carrion fungus (as nouns)

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