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Coral Hedgehog

 
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Coral Hedgehog
A nifty "icicle" formation, growing from the trunk of a fir on the Webster Cliff Trail.

I'm told this is Hericium coralloides, the Coral Hedgehog. To me it resembles the "coral mushroom" family (Clavariacae), but it's classified in the Hericiaceae (spiny mushrooms).

September 2006

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nartrebSubmitted by nartreb
on Sep 17, 2006 10:51 pm

Image ID: 226823
Hits: 2089 
Lat/Lon: 44.17553°N / 71.38251°W
Object Title: Coral Hedgehog

Image Type(s): Wildlife, Flora, Informational