Observation 147074: Hericium coralloides (Scop.) Pers.
When: 2013-10-02
No herbarium specimen

Notes: On dead hardwood. FB up to 8 cm. across, spines 1 cm. or so. Mild odor. Pleasant (lemony?) taste.

Proposed Names

-14% (2)
Used references: Kuo, M. (2004, November). The genus Hericium. Retrieved from the MushroomExpert.Com Web site: http://www.mushroomexpert.com/hericium.html

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Eyes3 = Current consensus


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I think you’re right, Phil
By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2013-10-06 11:10:34 CDT (-0400)

it does look comb like and more like H. coralloides I think.


By: Phil Yeager (gunchky)
2013-10-02 21:16:05 CDT (-0400)

arranged in comb like rows means the spines are attached to the underside of each branch; kind of like holding a comb at arms length with the supporting arm on top and the teeth below.

Not sure
By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2013-10-02 16:48:35 CDT (-0400)

what you mean.


Are the
By: Rocky Houghtby
2013-10-02 16:34:26 CDT (-0400)

Teeth arranged in long comb like rows?

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