Northern Bushcraft

Hedgehog Mushroom

  • cap is up to 10 cm broad, smooth, sometimes wavy at the edges, light brown with an orange tint.
  • underside has distinctive spines that are cream-colored.
  • flesh is white, slowly and unevenly discoloring to yellow-brown when cut.
  • stem is solid, white, sometimes broadening towards the base.
  • occurs alone or in numbers, growing in association with conifers and hardwoods.
  • appears in the summer and fall.
  • has a pleasant taste with no odor; cook before eating.
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