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Thanks, Dave!
By: Thomas Stoughton (Tstou10)
2018-10-10 18:07:00 CDT (-0400)

perhaps this is just a young H. americanum. It was certainly fresh/tender when I ate it!

Spines appear…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2018-10-09 21:47:26 CDT (-0400)

to be too long and too tightly packed for H. coralloides.

Comparison obsies from local area
By: Thomas Stoughton (Tstou10)
2018-10-07 21:33:50 CDT (-0400)

H. americanum: obs 332420
obs 332419

H. coralloides: obs 331546
obs 331365

Images added with scale…
By: Thomas Stoughton (Tstou10)
2018-10-07 21:18:36 CDT (-0400)

Since I haven’t yet eaten the specimen. I’m still not really convinced, as this seems a mature specimen and the teeth are pretty consistently around 1cm or less… I’ve encountered H. americanum around and feel it’s teeth are much longer than this