Pseudohydnum gelatinosum

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Pseudohydnum gelatinosum
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Pseudohydnum gelatinosum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Subdivision: Agaricomycotina
Class: Heterobasidiomycetes
Order: Auriculariales
Family: incertae sedis
Genus: Pseudohydnum
Species: P. gelatinosum
Binomial name
Pseudohydnum gelatinosum
(Scop. ex Fr.) P. Karst.
Pseudohydnum gelatinosum
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Mycological characteristics
teeth on hymenium
cap is depressed
hymenium is decurrent
stipe is bare
spore print is white
ecology is saprotrophic
edibility: edible

Pseudohydnum gelatinosum (common names include toothed jelly fungus, false hedgehog mushroom, "cat's tongue", and white jelly mushroom) is an edible mushroom, which is common from Alaska to northern California. Although bland, it can be candied or marinated.

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