No Common Name Hydnellum aurantiacum (Batsch) P. A. Karsten  

Status:

Found solitary or scattered on ground under conifers.

Description:

Cap: Flat to depressed; occasionally fused with other caps or with aborted mini-caps on top of main cap; surface velvety with ridges and bumps; dry; flesh brown, zoned, tough, fibrous; unpleasant odor when cut. Fertile surface: Crowded reddish-brown spines (1.5-2-5 mm). Stalk: Orange to rusty-brown, cylindrical to somewhat irregular; sometimes spongy near base (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 12 records in the project database.

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Hydnellum arurantiacum (fruiting body) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/27/2009). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Hydnellum arurantiacum (fertile surface with spines) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/27/2009). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Hydnellum arurantiacum (fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/21/2009). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Hydnellum arurantiacum specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (8/21/2009). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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