Observation 144359: Hydnellum scrobiculatum (Fr.) P. Karst.

When: 2013-08-31

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

Who: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)

No specimen available

On ground, mixed woods. Cap red brown, up to 6 cm., coarsely scaly/knobbed, sunken center, white margin bruising black. Spines gray brown bruising red brown. Flesh dark brown. Cap and stem tough and corky. A somewhat fragrant odor. Mild taste. KOH on flesh black.


Ignore white spines on top—from a different species

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Recognized by sight: knobby azonate cap
Used references: obs 25282 and 33500

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