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Hericium erinaceus (bearded tooth)

This was quite a large mushroom - perhaps the size of a soccer ball.

thats an ugly mushroom
jessica
Saturday, January 6th, 2007 at 15:30:20

i found several like this and plan on eatn them.
melder
Sunday, November 2nd, 2008 at 18:28:26

My mushroom book says this particular mushroom is edible while young, but turns sour. That said, if you haven't positively identified the mushroom (usually with the aid of a local authority), consider it poisonous.
John Harvey
Monday, November 3rd, 2008 at 21:10:21


Camera: Nikon F100
Date: Thursday, October 14th, 2004
Film: Fuji Velvia 100 (slide)
Photographer: John Harvey
Region: North America, British Columbia, Canada
Scientific Name: species related to Hericium erinaceus (bearded tooth)
Tag: mushroom
Larger image: 2000 x 1333
Raw image: 3738 x 2492

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