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False Hedgehog

Pseudohydnum gelatinosum

Description:

a jelly-like fungus that has features of a polypore, looked like small hairs on what would be the "stipe" or attachment. translucent with a basic "buff" color. found growing on a Cedar stump

Notes:

Pseudohydnum gelatinosum (common names include toothed jelly fungus, false hedgehog mushroom, and white jelly mushroom) is an edible mushroom, which is common from Alaska to northern California. Although bland, it can be candied or marinated.

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Silverdale, Washington, USA

Spotted on Oct 30, 2011
Submitted on Oct 31, 2011

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