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Hedgehog (sweet tooth) mushroom

Hydnum repandum


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


on the ground under conifers, Telluride, Colorado


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 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

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Colorado, USA

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

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