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Hericium americanum


white to off-white cluster of soft shaggy tooth-like projections. cluster about 2 in. diameter. each tooth close to 3/4 in. in length


on dead wood in Prospect Park Brooklyn


produced a white spore print. Because it was found growing on very dead wood I'm going with Hericium americanum for the ID.

No species ID suggestions


lori.tas 7 years ago

What an incredibly cool fungus, and a great photo. In fact I'm enjoying all your photos. Thanks.

garylincoff 7 years ago

nice find - good photo!

New York City, New York, USA

Lat: 40.66, Long: -73.97

Spotted on Nov 6, 2010
Submitted on Nov 8, 2010

Spotted for mission

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