Steccherinum ochraceum (Ochre Spreading Tooth)

Posted on December 13, 2019 / 1063
Listing Type : Flora

Steccherinum ochraceum, known as ochre spreading tooth, is a hydnoid fungus of the family Steccherinaceae. It is a plant pathogen infecting sweetgum trees. It was originally described as Hydnum ochraceum by Johann Friedrich Gmelin in 1792 and later transferred to the genus Steccherinum in 1821 by Samuel Frederick Gray in 1821.


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