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Hedgehog (sweet tooth) mushroom

Hydnum repandum

Description:

fleshy orange cap, with spines ("teeth") underneath, and a white stem.

Habitat:

on the ground under conifers, Telluride, Colorado

Notes:

one of the best edibles of summer - cook slowly for 10 minutes - has a nutty flavor and a good texture - no poisonous look-alikes

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1 Comment

KarenSaxton
KarenSaxton 9 years ago

Interesting. We have a very few that grow in summer. They are not as good as the ones that grow all winter long, however

garylincoff
Spotted by
garylincoff

Colorado, USA

Spotted on Aug 15, 2010
Submitted on Feb 26, 2011

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