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What is this most lovely Fungus?
« on: 07/04/2009 00:40:49 »


I think it is a lovely fungus with the redwood sorrel around it...Found in Fern Canyon on the coast just a ways up from me..



 

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What is this most lovely Fungus?
« Reply #1 on: 08/04/2009 08:34:42 »
It is an interesting one. Karen, FYI, it is Hydnellum peckii or "Bleeding Tooth Fungus".
 

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What is this most lovely Fungus?
« Reply #2 on: 08/04/2009 09:01:32 »
Looks like you have the answer there, it is a native of the region according to The Fungi of California site http://www.mykoweb.com/CAF/
 

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What is this most lovely Fungus?
« Reply #3 on: 08/04/2009 09:02:25 »
Nice name: "Bleeding Tooth Fungus".
 

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« Reply #4 on: 09/04/2009 08:55:50 »
It is an interesting one. Karen, FYI, it is Hydnellum peckii or "Bleeding Tooth Fungus".

Bleeding tooth fungus... wonderful.... Stuart..Wen my daughter showed me the picture I was totally enamered by its beauty...Its just lovely!! That whole area of the coast is.. my favorite places to be inside the forest...amongst the redwood sorels, Trilliums and this is just magnificent.... absolutely beautiful.. thanks for the link and answer Stuart!
 

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What is this most lovely Fungus?
« Reply #5 on: 09/04/2009 09:08:01 »
Looks like you have the answer there, it is a native of the region according to The Fungi of California site http://www.mykoweb.com/CAF/

Thanks Don 1... thankyou...More lovely native beauties... This is actually the first time I have ever seen this partcular specimen of fungus.

Although its been a long while since I was able to meander through the forest... been a year or so...I took pictures last time.... Sarah took these.
thanks for the link you provided also.
 

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What is this most lovely Fungus?
« Reply #6 on: 09/04/2009 09:12:31 »
Nice name: "Bleeding Tooth Fungus".

Yes, isn't it?
 

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