Observation 368014: Hydnellum P. Karst.

When: 2018-06-22

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

33.9715°N 83.7298°W 255m [Click for map]

Who: Joan Knapp (PucaK)

No specimen available

Notes:
Ecoregion: Southern Outer Piedmont
Habitat: Growing from soil in leaf litter, directly above lake, in oak-hickory forest. Growing in an area approximately 100 sq. ft.
Substrate: Soil
Nearest_Tree: Hardwood, oak
Habit: Many
Fruitbody: Largest, ca 5-6 cm across; flat topped;
Off-white when young; bruising dark brown; velvety surface, becoming brown with white margin as it aged. Surface of mature friuitbodies pitted/rough.
Teeth developing as small, velvety, white bumps – also bruising brown. Teeth becoming longer – 6=7mm – as fruitbody aged. Texture corky. Occasionally fused.

Odor: No distinctive odor
Collector: Joan Knapp
Identifier: Joan Knapp
Collection_#: FYA-20190622-06

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Recognized by sight: Flat-topped fungus with velvet surface, and teeth

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