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Fungi: Basidiomycota: Agaricomycetes: Russulales: Hericiaceae: Hericium coralloides (Scop.) Pers.

Hericium coralloides – coral tooth

Synonyms: Clavaria madreporaeformis, Dryodon aciculare, Dryodon acicularis, Dryodon caput, Dryodon coralloides, Friesites caput, Friesites corallioides, Friesites coralloides, Hericium abietinum, Hericium abietis, Hericium alpestre, Hericium caput, Hericium laciniatum, Hericium ramosum, Hericium reichii, Hydnum abietinum, Hydnum aciculare, Hydnum caput, Hydnum cirrhatum, Hydnum coralloides, Hydnum laciniatum, Hydnum novae, Hydnum ramosum, Hydnum stalactiticum, Manina caput, Manina coralloides, Medusina coralloides, Merisma coralloides.

Common name: coral tooth.

Extract from Wikipedia article: Hericium coralloides is a saprotrophic fungus, commonly known as the coral tooth fungus. It grows on dead hardwood trees. When young, the fungus is soft and edible, but as it ages the branches and hanging spines become brittle and turn a light shade of yellowish brown. The Māori name for this species is pekepekekiore.

Armenian: Ոզնասունկ բուստանման, Azerbaijani: Mərcanvari herisium, Belarusian: Яжовік каралападобны, Catalan: Greixa d'avet, Croatian: Igličar, Czech: Korálovec bukový, Dutch: Kammetjesstekelzwam, Georgian: ირმისბაწარა, German: Ästiger Stachelbart, Hungarian: Petrezselyemgomba, Lithuanian: Korališkasis trapiadyglis, Polish: Soplówka bukowa, Russian: Ежовик коралловидный, Serbian: Kovrdžava igličarka, Swedish: Koralltaggsvamp, Ukrainian: Герицій коралоподібний.

Photos of this mushroom from East and Central Texas

Coral tooth mushroom (comb tooth, <B>Hericium coralloides</B>) growing on dead tree on Raccoon Run Trail in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2012-12-14.htm">December 14, 2012</A>
LinkCoral tooth mushroom (comb tooth, Hericium coralloides) growing on dead tree on Raccoon Run Trail in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, December 14, 2012
Location on mapsCollege Station, TX, USA
Spiny branches of Coral fungus (<B>Hericium coralloides</B> mushroom) growing from a rotten log in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2013-11-16.htm">November 16, 2013</A>
LinkSpiny branches of Coral fungus (Hericium coralloides mushroom) growing from a rotten log in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, November 16, 2013
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Coral fungus (<B>Hericium coralloides</B> mushroom) growing from a rotten log in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2013-11-16.htm">November 16, 2013</A>
LinkCoral fungus (Hericium coralloides mushroom) growing from a rotten log in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, November 16, 2013
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Coral tooth mushroom (<B>Hericium coralloides</B>) in Huntsville Park. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2013-12-08.htm">December 8, 2013</A>
LinkCoral tooth mushroom (Hericium coralloides) in Huntsville Park. Texas, December 8, 2013
Location on mapsForest Service Road 286, Sam Houston National Forest, Huntsville, TX 77340, USA
Coral tooth mushroom (comb tooth, <B>Hericium coralloides</B>) on a fallen oak on Kiwanis Nature Trail. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2017-11-12.htm">November 12, 2017</A>
LinkCoral tooth mushroom (comb tooth, Hericium coralloides) on a fallen oak on Kiwanis Nature Trail. College Station, Texas, November 12, 2017
Location on maps1120 Ashburn Ave, College Station, TX 77840, USA
Coral tooth mushroom (comb tooth, <B>Hericium coralloides</B>) on a fallen oak on Kiwanis Nature Trail. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2017-11-12.htm">November 12, 2017</A>
LinkCoral tooth mushroom (comb tooth, Hericium coralloides) on a fallen oak on Kiwanis Nature Trail. College Station, Texas, November 12, 2017
Location on maps1200 Ashburn Ave, College Station, TX 77840, USA
Small coral tooth mushroom (comb tooth, <B>Hericium coralloides</B>) on a fallen oak on Kiwanis Nature Trail. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2017-11-12.htm">November 12, 2017</A>
LinkSmall coral tooth mushroom (comb tooth, Hericium coralloides) on a fallen oak on Kiwanis Nature Trail. College Station, Texas, November 12, 2017
Location on maps1200 Ashburn Ave, College Station, TX 77840, USA
Young coral tooth mushroom (comb tooth, <B>Hericium coralloides</B>) on Kiwanis Nature Trail. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2017-11-15.htm">November 15, 2017</A>
LinkYoung coral tooth mushroom (comb tooth, Hericium coralloides) on Kiwanis Nature Trail. College Station, Texas, November 15, 2017
Location on maps1200 Ashburn Ave, College Station, TX 77840, USA
Coral tooth mushroom (<B>Hericium coralloides</B>) on Kiwanis Nature Trail. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2017-11-17.htm">November 17, 2017</A>
LinkCoral tooth mushroom (Hericium coralloides) on Kiwanis Nature Trail. College Station, Texas, November 17, 2017
Coral tooth mushroom (<B>Hericium coralloides</B>) on a log on Kiwanis Nature Trail. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2017-11-17.htm">November 17, 2017</A>
LinkCoral tooth mushroom (Hericium coralloides) on a log on Kiwanis Nature Trail. College Station, Texas, November 17, 2017
Coral tooth mushroom (<B>Hericium coralloides</B>) in Hensel Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2017-12-09.htm">December 9, 2017</A>
LinkCoral tooth mushroom (Hericium coralloides) in Hensel Park. College Station, Texas, December 9, 2017
Location on mapsHensel Park DriveWay, College Station, TX 77840, USA
Coral tooth mushroom (<B>Hericium coralloides</B>) in Hensel Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-02-28.htm">February 28, 2018</A>
LinkCoral tooth mushroom (Hericium coralloides) in Hensel Park. College Station, Texas, February 28, 2018
Location on mapsHensel Park DriveWay, College Station, TX 77840, USA
Coral tooth mushroom (<B>Hericium coralloides</B>) on a fallen tree in Hensel Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-02-28.htm">February 28, 2018</A>
LinkCoral tooth mushroom (Hericium coralloides) on a fallen tree in Hensel Park. College Station, Texas, February 28, 2018
Location on mapsHensel Park DriveWay, College Station, TX 77840, USA
Coral tooth mushroom (<B>Hericium coralloides</B>) on Kiwanis Nature Trail. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-10-31.htm">October 31, 2018</A>
LinkCoral tooth mushroom (Hericium coralloides) on Kiwanis Nature Trail. College Station, Texas, October 31, 2018
Location on maps746 Francis Dr, College Station, TX 77840, USA
Coral tooth mushroom (<B>Hericium coralloides</B>) on an oak near the ground on Kiwanis Nature Trail, College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-02-26.htm">February 26, 2019</A>
LinkCoral tooth mushroom (Hericium coralloides) on an oak near the ground on Kiwanis Nature Trail, College Station, Texas, February 26, 2019
Location on maps1101 Williams St, College Station, TX 77840, USA

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