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Hydnum repandum.   Click a photo to enlarge it.   back to list

synonyms: Chevrette, Hydne sinué, Pied de mouton, Semmel-Stoppelpilz, Wood Hedgehog
Hydnum repandum 2 F Mushroom
Ref No: 7939
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Hydnum repandum Mushroom
Ref No: 7941
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Hydnum repandum2 Mushroom
Ref No: 7942
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Hydnum repandum4 Mushroom
Ref No: 7944
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Hydnum repandum6 Mushroom
Ref No: 7945
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Hydnum repandum7 Mushroom
Ref No: 7946
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location: North America, Europe
edibility: Choice
fungus colour: White to cream, Yellow
normal size: 5-15cm
cap type: Convex to shield shaped
flesh: Flesh granular or brittle
spore colour: White, cream or yellowish
habitat: Grows in woods, Grows on the ground

Hydnum repandum L. ex Fr. Syn. Dentinum repandum (Fr.) S.F.G. Semmel-Stoppelpilz Pied de mouton, Chevrette, Hydne sinué, Wood Hedgehog, Hedgehog Fungus. Fruit body usually single. Cap 3–17cm across, flattened convex or centrally depressed, even, velvety at first then more suede-like, cream, yellowish or pale flesh-coloured. Stem 35–75 x 15–40mm, often off-centred, cylindrical, finely downy, white bruising yellow near the base. Taste bitter after a few seconds, smell pleasant. Spines 2–6mm long, whitish to salmon pink. Spores white, broadly ellipsoid to subglobose, 6.5–9 x 5.5–7um. Habitat deciduous or coniferous woods. Season late summer to late autumn. Frequent. Edible – excellent, commonly sold in European markets. Distribution, America and Europe.


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Carmelo Prats Crespo (Spain) - 19 February 2013

Cogidos cerca de Valencia (España) Se diferencia del H. Repandum por que el sombreo es totalmente blanco
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Tudor Ioana (Romania) - 05 January 2013

Tudor Ioana si Paul Covic, Romania, 5 ianuarie 2013. În româneºte - flocoºel
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nida arýsoy (Turkey) - 11 September 2012

hopa(nort-east of turkey).
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jon barker (United Kingdom) - 03 December 2011

West Sussex coniferous woodland December
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Dave Kelly (United Kingdom) - 19 September 2011

From the New Forest UK
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Lorand Bartho (Hungary) - 22 August 2011

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Lorand Bartho (Hungary) - 22 August 2011

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Lorand Bartho (Hungary) - 22 August 2011

Hungarian name, Sárga gerebengomba
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Marjan Kustera (Yugoslavia) - 14 April 2011

Find in Serbia by Marjan Kustera, Vranje district.
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Mirosław Wantoch-Rekowski (Poland) - 16 January 2011

Zukowo-Kaszuby.Poland
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Anne Whitenight (United States) - 28 September 2010

Hedgehog mushrooms found in my back yard woods in September in Michigan. Delicious!
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Liubomyr Kozhan (Ukraine) - 13 March 2009

Liubomyr Kozhan (Ukraine) Ukrainian Charpathians
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tim hale (United Kingdom) - 12 October 2008

Found in Dyfi forest, Wales.
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tim hale (United Kingdom) - 12 October 2008

Found in Dyfi forest, Wales.
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