Observation 217556: Hericium erinaceus (Bull.) Pers.

When: 2015-10-02

Collection location: Pogonip Open Space Reserve, Santa Cruz, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Thomas Laxton (Tao)

No specimen available

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Recognized by sight: I’ve found this growing on the same log for the last three years.

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Thanks Charleshu.
By: Thomas Laxton (Tao)
2015-10-03 07:24:48 PDT (-0700)

They can be red tipped when the teeth are short and its hot and fairly dry around. The color fades with moisture or age as the teeth grow.

By: charleshu
2015-10-02 21:24:40 PDT (-0700)

I thought this kind should always be white or gray. You got a red one.

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