This penis mushroom in the discussion, know its speciality
This penis mushroom in the discussion, know its speciality

There are many unique things around the world that get into the limelight for some reason or the other. As currently, these mushrooms are in the news. The name of this mushroom is Penis Mushroom and it is currently the talk of the town. It is called phallus rubicundus in scientific language. Let me tell you that penis mushrooms are actually a species of fungus, which belongs to the Stinkhorn family. In fact, it was first discovered in 1811 and is commonly found in tropical countries. The list includes India, Australia, South and East America, China, Japan, Korea, Thailand, Ghana, Congo, Kenya and South Africa. Recently, a site called Science Alert released a photo of it from its social media handle which has become the talk of the town. Now let us tell you the speciality of this mushroom?

In fact, penis mushrooms can grow on any kind of gilly soil, lawn, garden, and the ground behind your house. Let me tell you that in Madhya Pradesh, India, tribal groups call it Jhiri-Phiri. It is famous among the Bharia and Baiga tribal groups. They use this mushroom to cure typhoid i.e. intestinal fever. Not only that, these tribals use penis mushrooms use the pregnant woman during labour pens. In fact, it is rubbed with sugar and dried and then given one teaspoon each to a pregnant woman or a patient suffering from typhoid thrice a day.

Not only in India but it is also used as an aphrodisiac by local Adivasis of Australia, that is, medicine that increases sexual potency. However, its odour is extremely dangerous and odour attracts insects. It looks like a penis shape and is now growing in many countries after the rains.

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