Project Noah

Project Noah is a tool to explore and document wildlife and a platform to harness the power of citizen scientists everywhere.

Join Project Noah Today

Bear's Head Tooth Fungus

Hericium americanum

Description:

10-15 cm wide and consisting of branches that arose from a rooting base. The spines were densely packed and were hanging from the branches in clusters. The spines were about 1 cm long.

Habitat:

Habitat: Growing on cut wood (hardwood, I think) in a mostly coniferous forest. I was higher up on the mountain when I spotted these on an edge below, and so I scurried down to get a closer look...But, didn't stay there long enough to get many shots!


No species ID suggestions

Vermont, USA

Lat: 43.07, Long: -73.00

Spotted on Sep 28, 2018
Submitted on Oct 1, 2018

Related spottings

Lion's Mane Lions mane Bükkös petrezselyemgomba Lion's mane

Nearby spottings

Common Garter Snake Painted Trillium Orange Oyster Unknown spotting