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Coral Tooth


Several of these growing on an upright, dead tree trunk. A large piece was knocked off - can see in next photos. The one in the first picture was about 8 or 9 inches across.


Wooded area in part of Post Oak Savannah - east of Austin, TX.


This was just off of the main trail in the woods on our own property. I've never seen one like this before. I posted it to my facebook page and people suggested it was Coral Tooth (Hericium coralloides)

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ChristinaBlue 5 years ago

Thank you, RandyL! I was wondering if it was edible but wasn't about to try it!

RandyL. 5 years ago

I agree with the people on facebook, it is a Hericium (which are delicious by the way).

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Texas, USA

Lat: 30.33, Long: -97.31

Spotted on Dec 22, 2014
Submitted on Jan 9, 2015

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