Taxon profile


Lion's Mane Mushroom
Hericium erinaceus (Bull.) Pers.

kingdom Fungi - fungi »  class Agaricomycetes »  order Russulales - brittle fleshed fungi »  family Hericiaceae »  genus Hericium

Scientific synonyms

Hydnum erinaceus Bull.
Clavaria erinaceus (Bull.) Paulet
Hericium erinaceum (Bull.) Pers.
Dryodon erinaceus (Bull.) P. Karst.
Clavaria caput-medusae Bull.
Hydnum caput-medusae (Bull.) Pers.
Hericium caput-medusae (Bull.) Pers.
Merisma caput-medusae (Bull.) Spreng.
Dryodon caput-medusae (Bull.) Quél.
Hericium erinaceus f. caput-medusae (Bull.) Nikol.

Other names

= Bearded Hedgehog Mushroom
= Bearded Tooth Fungus
= Bearded Tooth Mushroom
= Hedgehog Mushroom
= Pom Pom Mushroom


Taxon in country check-lists*

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Links and literature

CZ Holec J., Bielich A., Beran M. (2012): Přehled hub střední Evropy, Academia Praha, 624pp [as Hericium erinaceus (Bull.) Pers.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2013
CZ Holec J. & Beran M. [eds.] (2006): Červený seznam hub (makromycetů) České republiky [], Příroda, Praha, 24: 1-282. [as Hericium erinaceus (Bull.: Fr.) Pers.]
Data retrieved on: 4 August 2012
CZ Slavíček J. (ed.) (2014): Číselník hub České republiky [], Česká vědecká společnost pro mykologii [as Hericium erinaceum (Bull.) Pers.]
Data retrieved on: 4 March 2015

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