Lion’s Mane/Bearded Tooth Mushroom

Stumbled across this Bearded Tooth Mushroom back in December while stopping for lunch in the Bienville National Forest(Mississippi).

Hericium Erinaceus is the scientific name. It’s also known as satyr’s beard, bearded hedgehog, and pom pom mushroom. It’s a popular edible and medicinal.

In Chinese and Vietnamese the name translates to “Monkey Head Mushroom.” In Japanese; “Mountain Priest Mushroom.” And in Korean it’s known as “Deertail Mushroom.”




Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s