Observation 121690: Hericium erinaceus (Bull.) Pers.

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Recognized by sight: On downed log in redwood park; other end of log had abundant Armillaria

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By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2013-01-01 06:33:41 PST (-0800)

what wood it was growing on. To my astonished eyes (I have been in redwood forests just a few times) it appeared that there was only one species of tree. However, I have been told that madrone was there, and probably tan oak as well.

By: Richard and Danielle Kneal (bloodworm)
2012-12-31 06:05:13 PST (-0800)

was this found on a downed redwood?
it is my understanding that Hericium erinaceus only fruits on hardwoods.

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