Just too Easy

Naturally, it was named Phallus drewsii. This comes form the list of the top 10 species named in 2009, complied by Arizona State University (not a very good list if 7 of my new species weren’t on there…).  While I tend to avoid phallic and O’Keeffesque botany, this one I couldn’t resist because it was named after someone from my own institution.  Dr. Robert Drewes now has a small phallic fungi named after him (with permission).  Taxonomy humor at work.

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