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Name: Bria
Northern VA (Zone 7a)
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Bschmuck
Oct 16, 2020 4:43 PM CST
Guys, what is this thing?!

I was pulling out brown ferns and weeds and this was at the root end of a plain dead brown stem of nothing recognizable.

Thanks!
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Name: Porkpal
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porkpal
Oct 16, 2020 6:53 PM CST
Is it hollow? I can't really tell.
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NMoasis
Oct 16, 2020 8:26 PM CST
What does it feel like? Plant tissue? Looks like a piece of plastic tubing.

Could be the outer skin of an onion stalk or some other bulb plant, but the bottom looks cut very cleanly.
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Name: Daisy I
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DaisyI
Oct 16, 2020 8:47 PM CST
Plastic was my first thought.
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Name: Bria
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Bschmuck
Oct 17, 2020 5:18 AM CST
It felt rubbery and it was moist on the inside of the tube and gooey. It was def organic.
Name: Janine
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janinilulu
Oct 17, 2020 6:45 AM CST
Part of a Stinkhorn Fungus/Phallus impudicus?
Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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plantladylin
Oct 17, 2020 8:20 AM CST
I agree, it looks like the remains of a fungi/mushroom.
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