Observation 30977: Hydnum umbilicatum Peck
When: 2009-12-27
No herbarium specimen

Notes: growing under tanoak and redwood

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The spines running down the stipe
By: Dave in NE PA
2009-12-29 00:57:08 CET (+0100)

suggest repandum; and the stipe thickness as compared to the cap width is greater than in most of what I call umbilicatum. The deeply depressed orange cap, and what seems to be a small size make me think immediately of umbilicatum. Perhaps either species name applies? It’s certainly no fun posting “Hydnum sp.” when applicable narrower categories are available. So I’m casting my vote!

Created: 2009-12-28 02:48:31 CET (+0100)
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