Devil's Tooth Hydnellum peckii Banker  

Status:

Found on ground under conifers. Fruiting bodies shown here were found in sandy soil in areas where pines had been, but were no longer standing.

Description:

Cap: Tannish-pink when young often exuding red droplets, reddish or orangey-brown when mature sometimes with light edge, surface irregular, flat to concave; flesh fibrous, tough, light tan to dark brown; may have pungent odor especially when cut. Fertile surface: Spines beginning as pale brown becoming dark brown, some may have lighter tips. Stalk: Light brown to brown, stout. (J. Solem, pers. comm.)

There are 4 records in the project database.

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Devil's Tooth in Howard Co., Maryland (7/21/2015). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Devil's Tooth (top of young fruiting body) in Howard Co., Maryland (7/21/2015). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Devil's Tooth in Howard Co., Maryland (7/21/2015). Image features uprooted young fruiting body showing developing spinesrn(fertile surface). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Devil's Tooth in Howard Co., Maryland (9/2/2014). Image features several mature fruiting bodies that have grown together. Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Devil's Tooth in Howard Co., Maryland (7/21/2015). Image features mature spines (fertile surface). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Devil's Tooth (top of old fruiting body) in Howard Co., Maryland (7/21/2015). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Devil's Tooth in Howard Co., Maryland (9/2/2014). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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