Observation 175050: Hericium americanum Ginns

When: 2012-08-28

Collection location: Moyer’s Station Rd., Pine Grove, Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Linda Brynan Sears (lkbsearsff)

No specimen available

Growing on fallen branch.


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By: Linda Brynan Sears (lkbsearsff)
2015-02-09 04:27:20 PST (-0800)

I chose H. americanum because it was growing on a 3" diameter branch, not from a tree wound or stump. I fully realize the difficulty that arises in trying to ID these two species.

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