Observation 12600: Hydnellum compactum (Pers.) P. Karst.
When: 2008-10-14
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Taste bitter at first, then acrid. No odor. Growing with Beech, but there was hemlock and oak within root distance.

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Recognized by sight: It resembles Hydnellum mirabile, which I think only grows with conifers.
But it is hard to check in the picture if it has true spines or splitted pores…

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By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2008-10-14 17:24:29 HST (-1000)

I think I have it; I left it on the dryer when I went to Idaho and when I got back everything was mixed up in one bag…I’ll look.
I gave some of it to Sue Hopkins who probably took better care of it then I did, (if she didn’t dye with it yet)

Do you have this specimen?
By: Tom Volk (TomVolk)
2008-10-14 17:17:19 HST (-1000)

we’d love to have to study for our Hydnellum monograph

Hydnellum
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2008-10-14 05:00:02 HST (-1000)

Check if this is a useful description:
http://www.mycobank.org/MycoTaxo.aspx?Link=T&Rec=100807

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