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Hydnellum scrobiculatum.   Click a photo to enlarge it.   back to list

synonyms: Gödörkés gereben, Grubiger Korkstacheling, Rigid Tooth
Hydnellum scrobiculatum var zonatum Mushroom
Ref No: 7931
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Hydnellum scrobiculatum Mushroom
Ref No: 7932
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Hydnellum scrobiculatum2 Mushroom
Ref No: 7933
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location: North America, Europe
edibility: Inedible
fungus colour: Brown, Grey to beige
normal size: 5-15cm
cap type: Funnel shaped
stem type: Lateral, rudimentary or absent
spore colour: Light to dark brown
habitat: Grows in woods, Grows on the ground

Hydnellum scrobiculatum (Fr. ex Secr.) Karst var. Hydnellum scrobiculatum var. zonatum (Batsch ex Fr.) Harrison Grubiger Korkstacheling Gödörkés gereben Rigid Tooth Fruit body single or fused together. Cap 3-6cm across, funnel-shaped to flattened, to thin at margin, concentrically zonate; pinkish at margin, darker rusty cinnamon elsewhere. Spines on undersurface very short, crowded; dark vinaceous cinnamon. Stem 5-30 x 5-25mm, single or compound; concolorous with cap. Flesh fibrous, tough, zonate; light reddish brown. Odor slight. Taste mild. Spores subglobose, tuberculate, 4.5-5.5 x 4-4.5µ. Deposit dull brown. Habitat in mixed woods. Common. Found in Europe and widespread throughout North America. Season August-September. Inedible.

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