Observation 13002: Hydnellum caeruleum (Hornem.) P. Karst.

When: 2008-10-18

Collection location: Truro, Cape Cod National Seashore, Massachusetts, USA [Click for map]

Who: Noah Siegel (Noah)

Specimen available

Notes:
Another Hydnellum from the cape.
Large, cap 12-18cm, soft, velvety, brown center with whitish margins.
Flesh tan with bluish zones, darker blue towards spines. Spines grayish with slight violet tint becoming brown. Odor disagreeable. Taste like mud…

[admin – Sat Aug 14 01:59:08 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Cape Cod National Seashore, Truro, Barnstable Co., Massachusetts, usa’ to ‘near Truro, Cape Cod National Seashore, Barnstable Co., Massachusetts, USA

Proposed Names

57% (1)
Recognized by sight
81% (1)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Compare with observation 12960. A pity that this didn’t have much of a stem.

Please login to propose your own names and vote on existing names.

Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

Comments

Add Comment
teeth funny
By: Tom Volk (TomVolk)
2008-10-30 19:39:03 CDT (-0500)

The teeth look very odd for H. caeruleum, but sometimes they do have that blueish tinge. Noah, we may ask for this specimen eventually.

Created: 2008-10-22 22:41:57 CDT (-0500)
Last modified: 2017-01-30 13:54:14 CST (-0600)
Viewed: 25 times, last viewed: 2017-06-05 03:58:13 CDT (-0500)
Show Log