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Cystoderma fallax
conifer Cystoderma
WTU specimens
Other herbaria

Distribution: Only in North America

Habitat: It occurs in a variety of habitats, including conifer, mixed, and hardwood forests on litter, humus, rotting wood, and in mosses.

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Description:
Identification Notes:

Cystoderma fallax is distinctive because of its large, flaring, membranous ring. The color of the cap and lower stipe is cinnamon-brown or rusty orange-brown and the gills are white, often with a pinkish tint.

Accepted Name:
Cystoderma fallax A.H. Sm. & Singer

Synonyms & Misapplications:
(none provided)
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Cystoderma fallax in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

CalPhotos: Cystoderma fallax photos.

8 photographs:
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