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Hydnellum Mushrooms

Hydnellum sp.

Description:

Mushrooms were 1-2 inches tall. Caps were sunken and were brownish red in the center and cream colored around the edges.

Habitat:

Growing in moss along some tree roots adjacent to a nature trail in a small patch of deciduous forest at Topsmead State Forest.


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6 Comments

Christine Y.
Christine Y. 4 months ago

Thank you for the nomination!

AshleyT
AshleyT 4 months ago

Your spotting has been nominated for the Spotting of the Week. The winner will be chosen by the Project Noah Rangers based on a combination of factors including: uniqueness of the shot, status of the organism (for example, rare or endangered), quality of the information provided in the habitat and description sections. There is a subjective element, of course; the spotting with the highest number of Ranger votes is chosen. Congratulations on being nominated!

Christine Y.
Christine Y. 4 months ago

Thanks Antonio!

Beautiful series Christine,congrats and thanks for sharing

Christine Y.
Christine Y. 4 months ago

Thanks for the suggestions Mark. Not sure if it will help, but I uploaded a slightly more close-up picture of the underside. I wish I could go back to this spot, but they are likely gone or else covered in snow right now. I have never seen Hydnellum before and had expected the spines to be more obvious and pinkish in young specimens. These looked like pores to me too, not teeth. I submitted it to Mushroom Observer and they are saying Hydnellum sp. So, I'm not sure. I have not seen Amauroderma sp. either, but will look it up, so thanks again for the suggestion.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 4 months ago

Hydnellum would have teeth but yours look like pores in the last pic?

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 4 months ago

Looking like young Amauroderma

Connecticut, USA

Lat: 41.89, Long: -73.44

Spotted on Aug 22, 2016
Submitted on Jan 3, 2017

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