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Fungi: Basidiomycota: Agaricomycetes: Cantharellales: Cantharellaceae: Hydnum rufescens Pers.

Hydnum rufescens – terracotta hedgehog

Synonyms: Dentinum rufescens, Hydnum carnosum, Hydnum repandum, Hydnum sulcatipes, Sarcodon repandum, Tyrodon rufescens.

Common name: terracotta hedgehog.

Extract from Wikipedia article: Hydnum rufescens, commonly known as the terracotta hedgehog, is an edible basidiomycete of the family Hydnaceae. It belongs to the small group of mushrooms often referred to as the tooth fungi, which produce fruit bodies whose cap undersurfaces are covered by hymenophores resembling spines or teeth, and not pores or gills.

Catalan: Llengua de bou vermellosa, Czech: Lišák ryšavý, Estonian: Pruunjas narmik, Finnish: Rusko-orakas, Galician: Lingua de vaca avermellada, Hungarian: Sárgásvörös gereben, Lithuanian: Rausvagelsvis dyglutis, Norwegian Bokmål: Rødgul piggsopp, Polish: Kolczak rudawy, Russian: Ежовик рыжеющий, Swedish: Rödgul taggsvamp, Welsh: Pigau draenog cochlyd.

Photos of this mushroom from East and Central Texas

Terracotta hedgehog mushrooms (<B>Hydnum rufescens</B>) on Sand Branch Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest near Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-01-01.htm">January 1, 2021</A>
LinkTerracotta hedgehog mushrooms (Hydnum rufescens) on Sand Branch Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest near Montgomery. Texas, January 1, 2021
Location on maps16163 Bethel Rd, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Side view of terracotta hedgehog mushrooms (<B>Hydnum rufescens</B>) on Sand Branch Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest near Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-01-01.htm">January 1, 2021</A>
LinkSide view of terracotta hedgehog mushrooms (Hydnum rufescens) on Sand Branch Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest near Montgomery. Texas, January 1, 2021
Location on maps16163 Bethel Rd, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Terracotta hedgehog mushrooms (<B>Hydnum rufescens</B>) in a pine forest on Sand Branch Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest near Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-01-20.htm">January 20, 2021</A>
LinkTerracotta hedgehog mushrooms (Hydnum rufescens) in a pine forest on Sand Branch Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest near Montgomery. Texas, January 20, 2021
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Terracotta hedgehog mushrooms (<B>Hydnum rufescens</B>) among pine needles near Pole Creek on North Wilderness Trail of Little Lake Creek Wilderness in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-06-08.htm">June 8, 2021</A>
LinkTerracotta hedgehog mushrooms (Hydnum rufescens) among pine needles near Pole Creek on North Wilderness Trail of Little Lake Creek Wilderness in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, June 8, 2021
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Terracotta hedgehog mushrooms (<B>Hydnum rufescens</B>) under pines near Pole Creek on North Wilderness Trail of Little Lake Creek Wilderness in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-06-08.htm">June 8, 2021</A>
LinkTerracotta hedgehog mushrooms (Hydnum rufescens) under pines near Pole Creek on North Wilderness Trail of Little Lake Creek Wilderness in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, June 8, 2021
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Terracotta hedgehog mushrooms (<B>Hydnum rufescens</B>) with a cross section near Pole Creek on North Wilderness Trail of Little Lake Creek Wilderness in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-06-08.htm">June 8, 2021</A>
LinkTerracotta hedgehog mushrooms (Hydnum rufescens) with a cross section near Pole Creek on North Wilderness Trail of Little Lake Creek Wilderness in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, June 8, 2021
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA

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