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Fungi: Basidiomycota: Agaricomycetes: Thelephorales: Bankeraceae: Hydnellum spongiosipes (Peck) Pouzar

Hydnellum spongiosipes – velvet tooth

Synonyms: Hydnellum nuttallii, Hydnellum velutinum, Hydnum nuttallii, Hydnum spongiosipes.

Common names: velvet tooth, Spongy-footed Tooth.

Extract from Wikipedia article: Hydnellum spongiosipes, commonly known as the velvet tooth, is a tooth fungus in the family Bankeraceae. It is found in Europe and North America. In Switzerland, it is considered a vulnerable species.

Photos of this mushroom from East and Central Texas

Velvet tooth mushrooms (<B>Hydnellum spongiosipes</B>(?)) in Little Thicket Nature Sanctuary. Cleveland, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-11-03.htm">November 3, 2018</A>
LinkVelvet tooth mushrooms (Hydnellum spongiosipes(?)) in Little Thicket Nature Sanctuary. Cleveland, Texas, November 3, 2018
Location on mapsSam Houston National Forest, 394 FM 1375, New Waverly, TX 77358, USA
Velvet tooth mushrooms (<B>Hydnellum spongiosipes</B>(?)) under oaks in Little Thicket Nature Sanctuary. Cleveland, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-11-03.htm">November 3, 2018</A>
LinkVelvet tooth mushrooms (Hydnellum spongiosipes(?)) under oaks in Little Thicket Nature Sanctuary. Cleveland, Texas, November 3, 2018
Location on mapsSam Houston National Forest, 394 FM 1375, New Waverly, TX 77358, USA
Velvet tooth mushrooms (<B>Hydnellum spongiosipes</B>(?)) in an oak and pine forest in Little Thicket Nature Sanctuary. Cleveland, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-11-03.htm">November 3, 2018</A>
LinkVelvet tooth mushrooms (Hydnellum spongiosipes(?)) in an oak and pine forest in Little Thicket Nature Sanctuary. Cleveland, Texas, November 3, 2018
Location on mapsSam Houston National Forest, 394 FM 1375, New Waverly, TX 77358, USA
Close up of velvet tooth mushrooms (<B>Hydnellum spongiosipes</B>(?)) in Little Thicket Nature Sanctuary. Cleveland, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-11-03.htm">November 3, 2018</A>
LinkClose up of velvet tooth mushrooms (Hydnellum spongiosipes(?)) in Little Thicket Nature Sanctuary. Cleveland, Texas, November 3, 2018
Location on mapsSam Houston National Forest, 394 FM 1375, New Waverly, TX 77358, USA
Upper view of velvet tooth mushrooms <B>Hydnellum spongiosipes</B> enveloping oak leaves in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-07-05.htm">July 5, 2019</A>
LinkUpper view of velvet tooth mushrooms Hydnellum spongiosipes enveloping oak leaves in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, July 5, 2019
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Velvet tooth mushrooms <B>Hydnellum spongiosipes</B> under small oaks in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-07-05.htm">July 5, 2019</A>
LinkVelvet tooth mushrooms Hydnellum spongiosipes under small oaks in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, July 5, 2019
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Underside of velvet tooth mushrooms <B>Hydnellum spongiosipes</B> among oak leaves in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-07-05.htm">July 5, 2019</A>
LinkUnderside of velvet tooth mushrooms Hydnellum spongiosipes among oak leaves in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, July 5, 2019
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Dissected velvet tooth mushrooms <B>Hydnellum spongiosipes</B> among oak leaves in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-07-05.htm">July 5, 2019</A>
LinkDissected velvet tooth mushrooms Hydnellum spongiosipes among oak leaves in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, July 5, 2019
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Velvet tooth mushroom (<B>Hydnellum spongiosipes</B>) in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-10-20.htm">October 20, 2019</A>
LinkVelvet tooth mushroom (Hydnellum spongiosipes) in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, October 20, 2019
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Coldspring, TX 77331, USA
Side view of a velvet tooth mushroom (<B>Hydnellum spongiosipes</B>) in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-10-20.htm">October 20, 2019</A>
LinkSide view of a velvet tooth mushroom (Hydnellum spongiosipes) in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, October 20, 2019
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Coldspring, TX 77331, USA
Underside of a velvet tooth mushroom (<B>Hydnellum spongiosipes</B>) in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-10-20.htm">October 20, 2019</A>
LinkUnderside of a velvet tooth mushroom (Hydnellum spongiosipes) in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, October 20, 2019
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Coldspring, TX 77331, USA
Dissected velvet tooth mushroom (<B>Hydnellum spongiosipes</B>) in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-10-20.htm">October 20, 2019</A>
LinkDissected velvet tooth mushroom (Hydnellum spongiosipes) in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, October 20, 2019
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Coldspring, TX 77331, USA

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