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Chondrostereum purpureum
silver leaf fungus, silver-leaf fungus

Substrate: Hardwood logs, snags, and stumps

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Identification Notes:

The underside does not have visible pores. Amylostereum areolatum, on conifer wood, is similar but has zoned cap that often is moss-covered.

Sources: Trudell, Steve and Joe Ammirati. Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest. Portland, Timber Press, Inc. 2009.

Accepted Name:
Chondrostereum purpureum (Pers.: Fr.) Pouzar

Synonyms & Misapplications:
(none provided)
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Chondrostereum purpureum in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

CalPhotos: Chondrostereum purpureum photos.

5 photographs:
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