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bloody tooth mushroom

Hydnellum peckii


Inedible mushroom that vaguely resembles the very edible hedgehog, but with drops of red fluid on top. Underneath, the gills are little tubes that resemble hair, spikes or "teeth"


coastal rainforest


My favorite to see and photograph. Usually I see them all dried up :(

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KarenSaxton 7 years ago

Thank you!

JC_Forester 7 years ago

Wow! Very nice series.

VadorJaya 8 years ago

Great :)

KarenSaxton 8 years ago

Usually I find them either dried up and blackish, or rotting and very sticky/slimy. This was quite a find in my book. It was a great day for mushroom photography, as I also found the Sarcodan in the same area... and about 3 quarts of chanterelles

birdlady6000 8 years ago

I have never seen this one! Very unusual.

KarenSaxton 8 years ago

One of their other common names is strawberries and cream(for the Zombie apocolypse, maybe!)

Pak Hoi T
Pak Hoi T 8 years ago

Looks like candy!!! haha Thanks!

Noe and Pili
Noe and Pili 8 years ago


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Bandon, Oregon, USA

Spotted on Jul 30, 2012
Submitted on Jul 30, 2012

Spotted for Mission

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