Observation 23152: Hydnellum scrobiculatum (Fr.) P. Karst.

When: 2009-07-13

Collection location: near Levisee Creek Rd., Fayette Co, West Virginia, USA [Click for map]

Who: Eddee (eddeeee)

Specimen available

Found growing on the ground on a path way condensed soil.under Eastern Hemlock and Oak hickory forest. It was growing on the ground. Small red droplets where exuding from the edge. Taste bitter, flesh soft.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:02:19 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Levisee Creek Road Area Fayette. Co West Virginia’ to ‘near Levisee Creek Rd., Fayette Co, West Virginia, USA

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Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: found growing on the side ofa trial under mixed woods
Used references: Mushrooexpert.com Mushrooms Dymystifyed page 627 to 628
Based on microscopic features: spores round warted 5 microns spore print brown
Based on chemical features: turns dark olive almost black immediately in KOH

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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