Northern Bushcraft

Bear's Head Tooth Mushroom

  • fruiting body is 10-30cm wide, white, turning yellowish with age.
  • fungus branches from a thick stipe that is attached to the wood.
  • branch-tips bear many long white spines hanging downward.
  • appears in late summer and fall.
  • grows on hardwood and conifer logs.
  • has a nutty taste and mild odor; cook before eating.
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