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Fungus erectus
Fungus erectus

My geranium either has a fungal infection or it snuck out one night and attended a tacky bachelorette party. These small, yellow mushroom phalluses are another reminder of the universe’s many strange surprises, weird wonders, infinite jokes ... and scary microorganisms lurking everywhere.

Is that a mushroom in your pot, or are you just happy to see me?
Is that a mushroom in your pot, or are you just happy to see me?

Does anyone know what it is? (Um, how do you get rid of it?)

 
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