Observation 28964: Hydnum umbilicatum Peck

When: 2009-11-28

Collection location: Dade Co., Georgia, USA [Click for map]

Who: Rob (gourmand)

No specimen available

Growing in moss, mostly near pine trees.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 01:59:48 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Dade County, GA, USA’ to ‘Dade Co., Georgia, USA


These are all the same— except for the possible H. repandum var. albidum near the front and left (it is far whiter than the rest).

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75% (2)
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Recognized by sight: all less than 2" (except the white one in front in the group picture) and growing in damp, thick moss under pine.
-35% (3)
Recognized by sight: There is a yellow spore coloration on the stem also, The pore surface appears to have pores not toothed like hydnum. Looks like an old suillus The pore surface is turning brown. sort fits the habitat.

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These are all the same mushrooms.
By: Rob (gourmand)
2009-11-28 23:55:00 CST (-0500)

I took these this morning. The first two pictures are of the same mushroom, viewed from different angles. You can see the pieces of dirt are the same if you look carefully. I didn’t collect any boletes in the last 2 days, so there are no Suillus spp. here!

looks like two differnt kinds of mushrooms.
By: Eddee (eddeeee)
2009-11-28 22:34:05 CST (-0500)

The last pic looks like hyndnum because you can clearly see the teeth The center pic and the first pic however look like suillus

Size important
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2009-11-28 20:06:44 CST (-0500)

in deciding species. If under 2 inches across the cap and found in boggy conditions, likely H. umbilicatum. However, if over 3 inches across cap and in fairly dry conditions, likely H. repandum.

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