Guardian Nature School Team Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global community of nature enthusiasts
photographing and learning about wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Project Noah Nature School visit nature school

Wood Hedgehog

Hydnum repandum


Growing from a dead log and positioned underneath. This pale mushroom has decurrent teeth rather than gills and a flat cap.


Growing from fallen wood.

Species ID Suggestions

Sign in to suggest organism ID


MartinL 7 years ago

Thanks Mark. I love that name.

MartinL 7 years ago

That looks good Tiz. They get way more irregular but then mine is still very tiny.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

Nice one Martin. Good link Tiz - we'll have to get them to correct the size there I think - 60mm surely.

Tiz 7 years ago

Hej Martini.
I found something that perhaps can be useful when searching for an ID. Wood hedgehog (hydnum repandum). I do not know it it has been found growing on dead wood... here is a link to start with

I hope it helps. Regards

Spotted by

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Sep 2, 2013
Submitted on Sep 2, 2013

Spotted for Mission

Related Spottings

Wood Hedgehog Hedgehog Mushroom Hydnum umbilicatum mushroom Hedgehog Mushroom

Nearby Spottings

Spotting Hackled orb weavers Parasol mushroom Rainbow lorikeet
Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors

Join the Project Noah Team Join Project Noah Team