Terracotta Hedgehog

Hydnum rufescens

banner

Appears in

Mushrooms

Mushrooms

By Roger Phillips

Published 2006

Terracotta Hedgehog Hydnum rufescens Pers. (illustrated 35% life size) Differs from H. repandum (below) in having a smaller and less robust form, an orange-brown cap, non-decurrent spines, and slightly larger spores, 8–10Γ—6–7ΒΌ. Habitat deciduous and coniferous woods; autumn. Frequent. Edible.

    Part of