A Rather Large Toothed Fungus.
If I was living in the UK and found this mushroom I would say it is Sarcodon squamosus but since I am in BC, Canada it has to be S. imbricatus. The classification of this genus seems to be rather confusing at this time. This group was nearly half a meter across. Unfortunately there were no “scales” present at the time I took the photos.
''Sarcodon imbricatus'', commonly known as the shingled hedgehog or scaly hedgehog, is a species of tooth fungus in the order Thelephorales. The mushroom itself is edible. Many sources report it has a bitter taste, but others have found it delicious and suspect that the bitter specimens may be similar related species. The mushroom has a large, brownish cap with large brown scales and may reach 30 cm in diameter. On the underside it sports greyish brittle teeth instead of gills, and has white flesh... more