Observation 168575: Hydnum repandum L.

When: 2006-08-04

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

49.467° 75.466° 640m

Who: Igor (Igor_Yevdokimov)

No specimen available

Dentinum repandum (Fr.) S.F.G. Hydraceae, Aphyllophorales. (Sweet tooth).

Cap: 3-10cm, broadly convex up to flat and bumpy, sometimes slightly depressed, margin is slightly in rolled, surface smooth or uneven, yellow up to bright yellow with orange spots. Flesh is yellow-white, bruising dark-yellow.
Spines: 0.3-0.7cm long, fleshy, light-yellow up to yellow, descending stalk.
Stalk: 3-8cm long, 1-2cm, thick, and central or slightly off central, solid, some fragile, light-yellow up to yellow, smooth or covered white powder at the upper part 1/3, bruising pinkish-yellow or greenish-yellow.
Edibility: local people afraid to taste rare kinds very much.
Season: July-August.
Habitat: very rare small groups on the ground near deciduous pine-tree and birches, in rare wet places in pine tree forest.

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