Observation 143479: Bankera violascens (Alb. & Schwein.) Pouzar
When: 2013-08-21
Collection location: Perry, Maine, USA [Click for map]
No herbarium specimen
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Cap up to 55 mm., whitish, firm. Whitish spines, decurrent. Stem 45 mm. × 16 mm., cream top portion, brown below, firm but not tough to cut through like the Hydnellum species I’ve collected. KOH on flesh first green then black.

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Hi Irene,
By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2013-08-23 05:23:36 PDT (-0700)

Yes, it had a particular odor when I first cut it open but I can’t describe it and it wasn’t as strong or linger long like the odor of Hydnellum suaveolens for instance. Bankera violascens seems promising from what I can find in the references. Thank you.


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