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Hydnellum peckii Growing in a dense forest of Quaking Aspen (Populus tremuloides) and Balsam Fir (Abies balsamea). Devil’s Tooth,Geotagged,Hydnellum peckii,Summer,United States,fungus,toothed fungi Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Hydnellum peckii

Growing in a dense forest of Quaking Aspen (Populus tremuloides) and Balsam Fir (Abies balsamea).

    comments (5)

  1. Amazing species and very well captured! Posted 4 months ago
    1. First time I've ever seen this fungus and I've been roaming the Northwoods for decades. Posted 4 months ago
      1. A nice "lifer" as birders would say. Also the first report of this species in the US, on JD that is. Posted 4 months ago
        1. It is a lifer or life list for me. Hoping to see it again next time I'm up there again later this month. Posted 4 months ago
  2. Incredible!! I would love to find this species! Great job documenting it. It looks so perfect :). Posted 4 months ago

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''Hydnellum peckii'' is an inedible fungus, and a member of the genus ''Hydnellum'' of the family Bankeraceae. It is a hydnoid species, producing spores on the surface of vertical spines or tooth-like projections that hang from the undersurface of the fruit bodies. It is found in North America, Europe, and was recently discovered in Iran and Korea . ''Hydnellum peckii'' is a mycorrhizal species, and forms mutually beneficial relationships with a variety of coniferous trees, growing on the ground.. more

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Species identified by Gary B
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Uploaded Aug 11, 2019. Captured Aug 7, 2019 15:36 in Co Rd 2, Tofte, MN 55615, USA.
  • SAMSUNG-SM-G930A
  • f/1.7
  • 1/60s
  • ISO160
  • 4.2mm