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Bondarzewia occidentalis
Bondarzew's polypore, giant mountain polypore

Distribution: Western North America, on conifer roots.

Habitat: Terrestrial in coniferous forests, arising from conifer roots, sometimes at the base of stumps or trees.

Substrate: Terrestrial but on wood.

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Bondarzewia occidentalis Jia J. Chen, B.K. Cui & Y.C. Dai
Publication: Molecular phylogeny and global diversity of the remarkable genus Bondarzewia (Basidiomycota, Russulales). Mycologia. 108(4):697-708 2016.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Bondarzewia mesenterica (Schäff.) Kreisel [PNWKC]
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Bondarzewia occidentalis in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

CalPhotos: Bondarzewia occidentalis photos.

3 photographs:
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