Ochre-spreading Tooth Steccherinum ochraceum (Persoon ex J.F. Gmelin) Gray  

Description:

Fruiting body: Color varies from ochre to gray-white (in age). Small fruiting bodies may fuse into sheets with small caps at edges. Infertile surface: May be zoned, hairy with whitish margin. Fertile surface: Usually some shade of yellow/brown fading with age with numerous compressed spines (some forked) (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

Where to find:

Flat patches of spines on dead branches of hardwoods, rarely conifers (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 7 records in the project database.

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Ochre-spreading Tooth (fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (10/9/2017). Photo by Kurt Schwarz. (MBP list)

Ochre-spreading Tooth () in Wicomico Co., Maryland (4/4/2013). Photo by Lance Biechele. (MBP list)

Ochre-spreading Tooth (fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/15/2011). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Ochre-spreading Tooth (fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (12/13/2011). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Ochre-spreading Tooth in Montgomery Co., Maryland (2/6/2019). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Ochre-spreading Tooth in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (2/18/2017). Photo by Tyler Bell. (MBP list)

Ochre-spreading Tooth in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (2/19/2017). Photo by Tyler Bell. (MBP list)


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