Observation 142430: Hydnellum peckii Banker

When: 2013-08-11

Collection location: Pembroke, Maine, USA [Click for map]

Who: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)

No specimen available

Growing on ground at base of white cedar. Cap 15 cm. × 9 cm., red/pink brown with whitish patches and orange white margin, spongy (rain effect?), bruising darker, zonate cap flesh of same colors as cap surface. Spines up to 8 mm, color of cap. Stem blackish, 5-6 cm. × 2-2.5 cm. Twigs/leaves engulfed. Castile soap odor.

Proposed Names

54% (1)
Recognized by sight: definitely Hydnellum, but it’s not hairy enough for mirabile
86% (1)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: same as obs 142561, older FB

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2013-08-13 22:33:29 EDT (-0400)

what do you think of obs 142561? I’d appreciate your input.



Thanks, Irene
By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2013-08-12 11:29:22 EDT (-0400)

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