Hydnum repandum:

Category Mushrooms

Common name: sweet tooth, wood hedgehog or hedgehog mushroom.

Its cap has 3 – 10 cm, it is pulpy and irregular, and has lob edges.

It has a dry and velvety cuticle, pallid yellow.

The weak spines that are under the hat, are lighter.

The base is short, thick and eccentric.

Brittle hard pulp, unlikely to be infested. It is odourless and a bit bitter. It is a saprophytic of forests. It is a good food and needs a previous prolonged cooking, due to its consistency.