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Old Sep 27, 2010, 9:56 pm   #1
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Hericium coralloides?

I hate to keep bothering people here and I have ordered a book, but in the mean time, I think from the key on mushroom expert this is Hericium coralloides. Confirm? Found on a dead log (10 years or more). unknown specie of log. The spines are about 1/4 inch in length or less.
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Old Sep 28, 2010, 3:12 pm   #2
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Re: Hericium coralloides?

Bruce - excellent eating find whatever the species is. Denfinately Hericium. The spines... would you say most of them are at least 1 cm long or shorter than 1 cm? More than likely its H. americanum - I had this same dillema yesterday and figured mine are both H. americanum given the length of the spines. Interesting fungus isn't it!
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