Steccherinum ochraceum

Steccherinum ochraceum, known as ochre spreading tooth, is a hydnoid fungus of the family Steccherinaceae. It is a plant pathogen[1] infecting sweetgum trees. It can also be found in Nepal. It was originally described as Hydnum ochraceum by Johann Friedrich Gmelin in 1792, and later transferred to the genus Steccherinum by Samuel Frederick Gray in 1821.[2]

Steccherinum ochraceum
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Polyporales
Family: Steccherinaceae
Genus: Steccherinum
S. ochraceum
Binomial name
Steccherinum ochraceum
(Pers.) Gray (1821)
  • Acia denticulata
  • Acia uda subsp. denticulata
  • Climacodon ochraceus
  • Gloiodon pudorinus
  • Hydnum daviesii
  • Hydnum decurrens
  • Hydnum denticulatum
  • Hydnum dichroum
  • Hydnum ochraceum
  • Hydnum pudorinum
  • Hydnum rhois
  • Irpex ochraceus
  • Irpex rhois
  • Leptodon ochraceus
  • Mycoacia denticulata
  • Mycoleptodon decurrens
  • Mycoleptodon dichrous
  • Mycoleptodon ochraceus
  • Mycoleptodon pudorinus
  • Mycoleptodon rhois
  • Odontia denticulata
  • Odontina denticulata
  • Sarcodontia denticulata
  • Steccherinum rhois


  1. ^ Lincoff, Gary H. (2008). National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mushrooms. New York, New York: Alfred A. Knopf. p. 437. ISBN 978-0-394-51992-0.
  2. ^ Gray, S.F. (1821). A Natural Arrangement of British Plants. Vol. 1. London, UK: Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy. p. 651.