Observation 145297: Pseudohydnum gelatinosum (Scop.) P. Karst.
When: 2013-09-12
No herbarium specimen

Notes: On well decayed conifer. Cap pale brown, velvety, up to 2.5 cm. across, moist. White spines. Rudimentary stem. FB feels like firm jello.

Proposed Names

85% (1)
Eye3 Eyes3
Used references: Kuo, M. (2006, February). Pseudohydnum gelatinosum. Retrieved from the MushroomExpert.Com Web site: http://www.mushroomexpert.com/pseudohydnum_gelatinosum.html

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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When I first saw it
By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2013-09-12 21:32:13 EDT (-0400)

it looked gray brown. My photos don’t reflect it. The white teeth on the underside caught me by surprise.

Also found in Australia
By: Steve Axford (steveaxford)
2013-09-12 20:04:10 EDT (-0400)

This fungi is quite common in southern Australia, though it is usually grey on the upper surface and almost white below http://steveaxford.smugmug.com/...
Interesting to see a north American specimen.

Created: 2013-09-12 17:21:57 EDT (-0400)
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