Observation 60860: Hydnellum caeruleum (Hornem.) P. Karst.

When: 2005-11-11

Collection location: Bouverie Preserve, Glen Ellen, Sonoma Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Jeanne (jeanne@egret.org)

No specimen available

Grows in mixed evergreen, near California Bay. First saw it in 2005 in only two locations then again this year (2010) but a bit later. Did not fruit intervening years. Bleeds purple juice. Body quite rigid, with teeth. Becomes smaller and hard as it ages.

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Used references: Arora – Mushrooms demystified
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