Medium-sized to large, fleshy cap; pale whitish to pale orange-yellow. Grows on soil in broad-leaf or coniferous woods.
cream, sometimes with yellowish tinge, cap smooth or faintly downy, at first convex with inrolled margin flattened, margin remaining incurved. Flesh thick, soft, brittle, white, stains brownish orange where bruised. Odor not distinctive. Spines are off-white to pinkish; decurrent and small often extending from lower cap down upper stem Stem
Thick, central of off center; colored like cap or lighter.
Hydnum albidum has a white cap, smaller spores, and occurs on alkaline soil. Closely related Hydnum refescens is smaller and orange.
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