Observation 60443: Hydnellum caeruleum (Hornem.) P. Karst.

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I don’t understand
By: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)
2010-12-09 17:21:33 PST (-0800)

I don’t understand what you want to say. I meant to say that H.suaveolens is usually sporting very light-colored to almost white cap (as far as I know), and that the mushrooms I usually encounter are always much darker, as in the photo.

and if the white on the cap is an hypomyces?
By: Jonathan M
2010-12-09 17:08:34 PST (-0800)
Never whitish cap
By: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)
2010-12-09 16:56:20 PST (-0800)

I’ve seen very many of these guys – they never sport white or whitish cap that H.suaveolens is supposed to have. It’s always brown, and it bruises blue or just have bluish spots on it.

By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2010-12-08 23:08:30 PST (-0800)

I was thinking of Hydnellum suaveolens, best recognized by its aniseed-like smell, but also the flesh with blue and white zones.

By: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)
2010-12-08 16:06:42 PST (-0800)

My sense of smell is very bad.

Did you notice
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2010-12-08 00:23:48 PST (-0800)

any particular smell?

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