Scaly Hedgehog

  • cap has coarse, overlapping scales
  • undersurface has brown teeth
  • stem is brown
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Look-alikes in Alberta

The similar-looking but inedibly bitter Hydnellum scabrosum differs in that it is smaller (under 10 cm broad), the cap has reddish or purple tones, and the stem base is olive-black rather than whitish.

Related topics: Edible Berries of Alberta - Edible Plants of Alberta
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