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Hericium erinaceus (Bulliard) Persoon
Sichuan: Xiangcheng Xian. Yibailingba Gou. Off road from Xiangcheng to Daocheng, ca. 20 km from Xiangcheng. Gorge with steep slopes, running perpendicular to road and tributary of Suoqu He. Vegetation of large Pinus, Abies and Picea and mixed smaller, broadleaved deciduous trees of Acer, Prunus spp., Rhamnus, Sageretia, Syringa, Betula, etc. throughout and large trees of Populus along stream. 29°4'33"N, 99°55'8"E; 3150-3240 m.
On rotten wood of Fagaceae. Fruit body subglobose shaped, 12 cm in diam., whitish, but becoming pinkish white when wet, long or short branchless teeth in mass resembling a beard, teeth tapering to a point. Stipe 3.5 x 1.8 cm.
Z. W. Ge
66 10 July 2004
 
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