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 Add this item to the list  Hydnellum Earlianum sp. nov.
   
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Description type:Original description 
Description:Hydnellum Earlianum sp. nov.
Plant terrestrial, pleuropodous or somewhat mesopodous, small; pileus expanded, convex to slightly depressed, roundish to dimidiate or reniform, 3-5 cm. wide; surface slightly uneven, somewhat colliculose, subpubescent to glabrous in places, brick red to brown or blackish at margin, occasionally subzonate; margin thin, in-curved, substerile, somewhat repand; stem slender, subcentral to excentric or lateral, inclined, somewhat spongy bulbous at base, brick red, pubescent, solid, 1-2 cm. long, 3-4 mm. wide; substance fibrous, tough-felty, brick red in upper part of pileus, more compact and darker below; teeth slender, terete, dark reddish-umber to blackish, decurrent, 2 mm. or less long, 0.1 5-0.20 mm. wide, about 3 to one millimeter; spores subglobose, tuberculate, 3.5-4 µm wide.
Hab.: On earth in woods. Aug.
Range: South Carolina, Ravenel; Georgia, Underwood. Exsicc.: Ravenel, Fung. Car. Exsicc. 3: 17, as Hydnum ferrugineum Fries.
The type specimen is in the Underwood Herbarium, No 411, from Tallulah Falls, Ga. A part of the same collection is also in the herbarium of the New York Botanical Garden with the same number. The Ravenel specimens were distributed in his exsiccati as Hydnum ferrugineum Fries, but the plants are very distinct from that species in nearly every feature. The species is distinctly marked by its peculiar brick red color and its more or less dimidiate pileus. I take pleasure in dedicating this species to Professor Earle, whose excellent field notes have frequently aided in the discrimination of species in this family.
 
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