Observation 146723: Sarcodon imbricatus (L.) P. Karst.

When: 2013-09-15

Collection location: Karkaraly National Park, Karaganda District, Kazakhstan [Click for map]

49.467° 75.467° 650m

Who: Igor (Igor_Yevdokimov)

No specimen available

Cap is light brown, sometimes grayish and light blueish tint. Young surface is not smooth, old one is cracky or with scale-like projections. Flesh is 2-4cm thick, white to brownish. Spines 2-6mm long brownish-white becoming darker. Stalk: 3-7cm long, 1.5-3cm thick, white, becoming brownish. Stalk is lighter than a cap and spines.
When boiled it became dirty-purple. Fried afetr boiling has taste about smoked meat.
Very common and typical last 25 years.

It is about Hydnum imbricatum, but scales are very rare (for old kindes after changing weather from dry to wet). White stalk is differ from other kindes


Hydnum imbricatum 02_.jpg
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Hydnum imbricatum (Very old).JPG
Hydnum imbricatum (young)_.jpg

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