Observation 144982: Hydnum subgenus Hydnum

When: 2013-09-07

Collection location: Pembroke, Maine, USA [Click for map]

Who: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)

No specimen available

On ground in mixed woods. Cap 7 cm., pale orange, rough surface. Whitish spines, decurrent, staining orange. Stem whitish, 7 cm. × 2 cm. Flesh of cap and stem whitish, firm, staining yellow orange. Mild odor and taste.


Proposed Names

-57% (1)
Used references:
Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms of New England and Eastern Canada by David L. Spahr and www.mushroomexpert.com
57% (1)
Used references: Niskanen et al. 2018: “Paler basidiomata of H. subolympicum
are very similar to the ones of co-occuring H.
neorepandum, and an ITS sequence is needed for
unambiguous identification.”
57% (1)
Recognized by sight: Decurrent spines. Smaller size, more highly colored cap than H. neorepandum.

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