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Bankera violascens
spruce tooth

Habitat: conifer woodland

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Identification Notes:

Spores are white; fruitbody growth of up to 1 inch and cap diameter up to 6 inches. Similar looking cap and stem fungi with spines have brown spores. Hydnum species are often softer and more crumbly. Bankera fuligineoalba is more whitish and only occurs with pines.

Sources: Roberts, Peter and Evans, Shelley. The Book of Fungi. Chicago, The University of Chicago Press, 2011.

Accepted Name:
Bankera violascens (Alb. & Schwein.) Pouzar

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Bankera violascens in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

CalPhotos: Bankera violascens photos.

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