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mushroom foraging guide Terracota Wood Urchin

Names

Common: Terracota Wood Urchin, Terracota Hedgehog

Latin: Hydnum rufescens

Edibility

Edibility:Good

Preserving: Can be frozen.

Season

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Description

Cap: 2-6cm Orange-brown irregular

Gills: Has short spines on the underside of the cap rather than gills.

Stem: Pale cream-orange

Spores: White

Flesh: Pale cream-orange

Habitat: On the ground in mixed woodland

Frequency: Common