When: 2018-10-06

Collection location: Sharon, Connecticut, USA [Click for map]

Who: cmy610

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Hericium americanum or Hericium erinaceus?? The spines were about 4 cm long. It was growing on rotting wood in a mostly deciduous forest.


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By: cmy610
2018-10-10 11:24:29 PDT (-0700)

so much!

See Kuo’s description of H. americanum
By: Judi T. (AvidAmateur)
2018-10-09 14:47:45 PDT (-0700)

on his web site www.mushroom expert.com. Lots of good info there regarding name changes, etc. Your long-spined, branched specimen is surely H. americanum.

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