ATLAS GLJIVA i internacionalni rečnik narodnih imena gljiva
Mushrooms of Britain & Europe, 1999
R. Courtecuisse & B. Duhem
Mushrooms & Toadstools of Britain & Europe, 1994
Mealy Tooth Scientific name:Hydnellum ferrugineum (Fr.) P. Karst. 1879 Synonyms:Species Fungorum 21.10.2015: Calodon ferrugineus (Fr.) P. Karst. 1881 Calodon hybridus (Bull.) Lindau 1911 Hydnellum hybridum (Bull.) Banker 1913 Hydnellum pineticola K.A. Harrison 1964 Hydnum ferrugineum Fr. 1815 Hydnum ferrugineum var. ferrugineum Fr. 1815 Hydnum ferrugineum var. glabratum Fr. 1815 Hydnum ferrugineum var. obliquum Alb. & Schwein. 1805 Hydnum hybridum Bull. 1791 Phaeodon ferrugineus (Fr.) J. Schröt. 1888 Habit of Growth:
Mushroom is not protected Trees: Erica carnea (Winter heath)d0
, Picea (Spruce)d1d1d1
, Pinus (Pine)
Cap: 3-10 cm sometimes several concrescent, often turbonate, if young pulvinate, whitish to pink, velutinous, during wet periods when growing with blood red guttation drops, later plane to infundibuliform and rough, tuberculate, radially grooved, red brown, margn is whitish, undulating crenate, often with incorporated plant remains.
Hymenophore: spinose, decurrent, whitish, later red brown, spines are up to 5 mm long and 0,2 mm thick.
Spore print: Spore: subglobose, irregularly coarse tuberculate, (4,5)5-6 x 3,5-4,8 μm
Stem: 1-5 x 1-3 cm, solid, red brown, commonly fused with debris form the substrate.
Flesh: in cup and stem duplex, pale red brown, concentrically zoned, odor is weakly farinaceus, taste is mild.
Habitat: solitary or gregarious on chalky, humus poor soils in Scotch pine forests among winter heath, also under spruce, grows from summer to fall.