Observation 55722: Hericium erinaceus (Bull.) Pers.

When: 2010-10-16

Collection location: Fircrest Campus, Shoreline, King Co., Washington, USA [Click for map]

Who: Tim Sage (NMNR)

Specimen available

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Copyright © 2010 Tim
Copyright © 2010 Tim

Proposed Names

94% (3)
Eye3 Eyes3
Used references: ID’s though web research, and confirmed by Puget Sound Mycological Society
-44% (2)
Used references: p 327 Roger Philips Mushrooms

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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By: Tim Sage (NMNR)
2010-10-17 22:11:01 PDT (-0700)

I was told by the PSMS that it was H. erinaceus, but a rare form with one large clumped branch as opposed to many smaller ones.

Trade should be fine as long as my hunting companion (hopefully) took care of it, I left it in his car in a hurry after the PSMS show.

By: ember erebus (ember erebus)
2010-10-17 21:58:55 PDT (-0700)

this doesn’t look anything like the hericium erinaceus or cirrhatum that i find in Ontario. Thats not to say i think you are wrong. Did you take a sample? We clone all the hericium we can find. I’d love to trade.

perhaps it’s coralloides, a rarer species.

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