Hericium americanum

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Hericium americanum
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H. americanum
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Hericium americanum
Ginns (1984)

Hericium americanum, commonly known as the bear's head tooth fungus, is an edible mushroom[1] in the tooth fungus group. It was described as new to science in 1984 by Canadian mycologist James Herbert Ginns.[2]

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  1. ^ Miller Jr., Orson K.; Miller, Hope H. (2006). North American Mushrooms: A Field Guide to Edible and Inedible Fungi. Guilford, CN: FalconGuides. p. 408. ISBN 978-0-7627-3109-1.
  2. ^ Ginns (1984). "Hericium coralloides N. Amer. auct. (= H. americanum sp.nov.) and the European H. alpestre and H. coralloides". Mycotaxon. 20 (1): 39–43.

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