Observation 12901: Sarcodon scabrosus (Fr.) P. Karst.
When: 2008-10-18
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Taste bitter, no odor. The stipe has a bluish-grey cast on exterior, about ¾ of the way up. Blackish interior at base only. Spines decurrent.

Proposed Names

64% (3)
Eye3
Recognized by sight
94% (3)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Reminds of S. glaucopus, but more pinkish colour on the cap, and more bitter taste. The spines are not quite that decurrent, instead they become wart-like down the stem. That fits the first picture, but not the second. Are they really the same?

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Now that is a problem
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2008-10-22 22:28:27 WIB (+0700)

if we are using the same name on different species. But that wouldn’t be the first occasion..

Spiny stipe
By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2008-10-22 19:17:34 WIB (+0700)

They are the same, although the spiny stalk may be abnormal; a few had stalks covered with spines, but most curved with the spines on the underside of the curve.
Looking at descriptions and images online it looks like the European S. scabrosus, but not what we have been calling scabrosus here…

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