No Common Name Crepidotus crocophyllus (Berkeley) P. A. Saccardo  

Status:

This species used to be split into multiple species which have been combined. Kuo lists eight synonyms (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

Description:

Cap: Variable in color; covered with dark brown fibrils; dry; fan to shell-shaped. Gills: Mostly yellow to orange; radiate from point of attachment; close to crowded. Stalk: None (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

Where to find:

Scattered/clusters on debarked hardwood or hardwood litter (rarely conifer) (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 3 records in the project database.

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Crepidotus crocophyllus (fruiting bodies - ventral and dorsal sides) in Howard Co., Maryland (5/24/2011). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

A Crepidotus crocophyllus (gills) in Howard Co., Maryland (9/18/2009). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Crepidotus crocophyllus near Milburn Landing, Worcester Co., Maryland (6/12/2013). Note the bright yellow-orange color of the gills that help establish the identification. Photo by Lance Biechele. (MBP list)


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