Observation 127883: Auriscalpium villipes (Lloyd) Snell & E.A. Dick

When: 2012-07-28

Collection location: San Vincente, Oaxaca, Mexico [Click for map]


Who: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)

No specimen available

On hardwood.

Found by Zapotec indian children in a coffee plantation, who said that this species is edible.

Proposed Names

-54% (2)
Recognized by sight
31% (2)
Recognized by sight
28% (1)
Used references: L. Ryvarden, THE GENUS AURISCALPIUM, Harvard Papers in Botany, Vol. 6, No. 1 (July 2001), pp. 193-198

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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By: Sava Krstic (sava)
2016-11-29 00:02:51 PST (-0800)
Thanks, the observations have been separated
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2013-02-06 11:11:27 PST (-0800)
Mixed collection
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2013-02-06 11:02:55 PST (-0800)

The bottom photos are of Pseudofistulina

By: Britney Ramsey (Riverdweller)
2013-02-06 10:49:15 PST (-0800)

I meant to select Hydnaceae!

I don’t think these are Hydnum
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2013-02-06 10:30:57 PST (-0800)

because they were growing on wood. Hydnum is mycorrhizal.

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