Species: Hericium coralloides (Scop.) PersGo Back
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Description:
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There thought to be two different growth forms of H. coralloides in New Zealand. One of which the spines drop and the other were it does not but I dont belive this I think it a matter of age.  
Common name: Fungus Icicles
Found: Native forest
Substrate: On hardwood trees
Spore: White
Height: 80 mm
Width: 50 mm
Season: Autumn
Edible: Yes
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Macro images:
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Hericium clathroidesScale bar 
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 Scale = 10 mm.
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Hericium coralloides Scale bar 
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 Scale = 20 mm.
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Hericium coralloidesScale bar 
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 Scale = 10 mm.
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Hericium coralloidesScale bar 
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 Scale = 5 mm.
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Hericium coralloides Scale bar 
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 Scale = 5 mm.
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