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Fungi: Basidiomycota: Agaricomycetes: Cantharellales: Hydnaceae: Hydnum umbilicatum Peck, 1902

Hydnum umbilicatum – Depressed hedgehog

Synonym: Dentinum umbilicatum.

Common names: depressed hedgehog, umbilicate hedgehog.

Russian name: Ezhovik pupkovidnyy.

Extract from Wikipedia article: Hydnum umbilicatum, commonly known as the depressed hedgehog, is a species of tooth fungus in the family Hydnaceae. It was scientifically described in 1902 by American mycologist Charles Horton Peck. It is found in eastern North America and in Europa, where it grows on boggy soil under conifer trees. It is edible.

Photos of this mushroom from the area of St. Petersburg, Russia

Young depressed hedgehog mushrooms (sweet tooth, <B>Hydnum umbilicatum</B>) in Tarkhovka Park, west from Saint Petersburg. Russia, <A HREF="../date-en/2017-08-26.htm">August 26, 2017</A>
LinkYoung depressed hedgehog mushrooms (sweet tooth, Hydnum umbilicatum) in Tarkhovka Park, west from Saint Petersburg. Russia, August 26, 2017
Location on mapsСанкт-Петербург, Сестрорецк, Тарховский заповедник
Dissected depressed hedgehog mushrooms (sweet tooth, <B>Hydnum umbilicatum</B>) in Tarkhovka Park, west from Saint Petersburg. Russia, <A HREF="../date-en/2017-08-26.htm">August 26, 2017</A>
LinkDissected depressed hedgehog mushrooms (sweet tooth, Hydnum umbilicatum) in Tarkhovka Park, west from Saint Petersburg. Russia, August 26, 2017
Location on mapsСанкт-Петербург, Сестрорецк, Тарховский заповедник

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Acknowledgements

Russian web-forums Planeta Gribov, V Kontakte, and Griby Sredney Polosy for learning names of local mushrooms.

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