Observation 84043: Hydnellum cristatum (Bres.) Stalpers

When: 2011-09-17

Collection location: Culpeper Co., Virginia, USA [Click for map]

38.0° 78.0°

Who: Penny Firth (pfirth)

No specimen available

These were fruiting in an abandoned road bed now grown over in hemlock, pine, red maple, oak, hickory, viburnum. Caps up to about 8 cm diameter.

Very strange velvet-like texture on top of caps.



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By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2011-12-09 14:51:13 PST (-0800)

They are a different Hydnellum

Added two more photos
By: Penny Firth (pfirth)
2011-12-09 14:23:01 PST (-0800)

might be the same species later in life cycle?

Good job! Best photo of this species on MO.
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2011-12-04 14:51:11 PST (-0800)

Created: 2011-12-03 15:55:23 PST (-0800)
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