When: 2007-11-06

Collection location: Mason Co., Washington, USA [Click for map]

Who: Joe Sandegren (theclam king)

No specimen available

These are what are sometimes called"Belly-Button" Hedgehogs. The name I tried to assign to them, Dentinum umbilicatum, was not recognized. Anyone know what the accepted name is? Thanks.


Proposed Names

-56% (1)
Recognized by sight
28% (3)
Recognized by sight: Orange white color, teeth on fertile surface, depressed center.

Please login to propose your own names and vote on existing names.

= Observer’s choice
= Current consensus


Add Comment
Added Dentinum umbilicatum…
By: Administrator (admin)
2007-11-07 08:55:45 CST (-0600)

…as a deprecated synonym for Hydnum umbilicatum.

Hydnum umbilicatum
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2007-11-06 23:58:02 CST (-0600)

Hydnum umbilicatum is the best name according to http://indexfungorum.org.