Observation 72834: Hydnellum P. Karst.

When: 2011-07-27

Collection location: Lackawanna Co., Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dave W (Dave W)

No specimen available

Scattered among hemlock trees.



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Recognized by sight
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Used references: Roody mentions H. ferrugineum and H. spongiosipes as two look alikes.

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Three newest photos
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2011-08-09 22:34:55 PDT (-0700)

… last three in order… taken 8-8-2011. Same exact location. Fruit body somewhat waterlogged from heavy shower.

Fruit bodies got old and
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2011-07-29 11:32:42 PDT (-0700)

stated to rot, so they’re in the compost. I should have cross sectioned. I’ll be able to return to the collection site in about 10 days.

Not to mention
By: damon brunette (damonbrunette)
2011-07-29 09:53:49 PDT (-0700)

Consecrens…. I cant wrap my brain around the differences in all of these. Maybe that should be project for this week…Nonetheless, a cross section is helpful in the ID of these hydnellums. Anything still left?

Created: 2011-07-29 06:57:10 PDT (-0700)
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