This stinkhorn is brand new. The stinky, grey spore-mass - the gleba - attracts flies which will devour it in short order, dispersing the spores as they do so.
|Phallus impudicus - stinkhorn|
|On top of the world! Phallus impudicus - stinkhorn.|
For comparison, here is a photo of a stinkhorn completely denuded of spores.