Sarcodontia setosa identification

About mushroom

Sarcodontia setosa (Pers.) Donk Fruit body 5-20cm across, forming crust-like spreading patches on the surface of logs; often stained with wine-red areas. Fertile surface bright yellow, formed of downward pointed teeth or spines 5-l0mm long. Odor strong, very sweet-fruity to unpleasant. Taste mild. Spores teardrop shape, smooth, 5-6 x 3.5-4?. Habitat on logs or standing wood of fruit trees, especially apples. Rather uncommon. Found widely distributed in North America. Season July-October. Not edible.

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More info about Sarcodontia setosa mushroom

Stem type:
Lateral
rudimentary or absent
Inedible
Habitat:
Grows on wood
Spore colour:
White
cream or yellowish
Cap type:
Other
Fungus colour:
Yellow
Red or redish or pink
Normal size:
over 15cm
Location:
North America
Flesh:
Mushroom has distinct or odd smell (non mushroomy)
Last modification: 2015-10-15 17:42:42

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