Thattekad...the fungi/mushrooms and reptiles
Because of the rain and high humidity, the fungi and mushrooms were there in a bewildering variety; I am also including the skink and lizard photographs here.
One of the most spectacular ones was this STINKHORN FUNGUS
I certainly didn’t go near it to smell it!
But this is the much rarer FOREST CALOTES (Calotes rouxii)…thanks for the id, Karthik…. with the red head of the breeding season:
Next post on Thattekkad…some of the trees….