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 22:24:29 CDT (-0500)

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 22:17:19 CDT (-0500)

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

By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2008-10-14 10:00:02 CDT (-0500)

Check if this is a useful description:

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