Auriscalpium vulgare

Auriscalpium vulgare

Ear Pick Fungus Also known as pinecone tooth, earspoon. Cap color: Light brown to black. Cap Shape: Kidney-shaped and broadly convex. Cap Size: To 1.5″(4cm) Spines: White to fleshy-colored. Stem Color: Brown to black. Stem Texture: Covered with fine hairs. Stem Size: to 4″(10cm) Spore Print: White. Season: August to November Habitat: Grows on conifer Read More

Sarcodon imbricatus

Sarcodon imbricatus

Shingled Hedgehog Also known as Sarcodon imbricatum, Hydnum imbricatum, hawk wing, scaly hedgehog, and scaly tooth. Cap Color: Brown to reddish-brown. Cap Shape: Convex to Flat, irregular border. Cap Texture: Covered with upturned scales resembling the feathers of a hawk’s wing. Cap Size: 1-8″(20cm) Spines: Gray to brown, soft and brittle. Stem Color: Brown. Stem Read More

Hericium erinaceus

Hericium erinaceus

Lion’s Mane Also known as Hericium erinaceum, bearded tooth, old man’s beard, pom pom du blanc, monkey head, satyr’s beard, and unbranched hericium. Fruiting Body Color: White to yellowish. Fruiting Body Size: to 16″(40cm). Fruiting body texture: Solid with long drooping unbranched spines. Spore Print: White. Season: August to November. Habitat: On living hardwoods. Range: Read More

Hydnellum peckii

Hydnellum peckii

Strawberries and Cream Also known as bleeding Hydnellum, bleeding tooth fungus, red-juice tooth, and Devil’s tooth. Cap Color: White to pink when young, with red fluid oozing “blood”. Cap Shape: Funnel-shaped with irregular margin. Cap Size: To 6″(15cm). Spines: Pink to purplish-brown. Stem Color: White to pink. Stem Texture: Felty. Stem Size: To 3″(7.5cm) Season: Read More

Hericium abietis

Hericium abietis

Conifer Coral Hericium Also known as bear’s head and western coral hedgehog. Fruiting Body Color: White or yellow to salmon-buff. Fruiting Body Size. To 30″(75cm). Spines: Same color as body, up to 1″(2.5cm) in length. Drooping downwards in tufts or clusters. Spore Print: White. Season: August to October. Habitat: On logs and stumps. Range: North Read More