Observation 28197: Hericium erinaceus (Bull.) Pers.
When: 2009-11-13
Collection location: Georgia, USA [Click for map]
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: mycOhunter collection.

My hunting partner mycOhunter has been finding some wonderful lions manes recently. This one was just starting to show the classic lions mane look, but was not left to mature because of deer in the area that have been eating them all.

This one was rather large, a great find and very delicious.

Proposed Names

64% (3)
Eye3
Recognized by sight
93% (3)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Slightly yellow to orangish base indicates to me H. erinaceus.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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You were right to pick when young.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2009-11-13 17:24:23 PST (-0800)

Deer would have eaten ’em up!

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