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Phellinopsis conchata

Distribution: Northern North America, more common east than west.

Habitat: Hardwood forests and woodlands.

Substrate: Hardwoods.

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Identification Notes:

Large woody bracket or shelf fungus, may also be resupinate. Cap is brown to black, crusted, grooved, rough, may have mosses growing on it. Pore layer is yellowish-, golden- or rusty-brown, pores very small, variably shaped from elongate to labyrinthine to tooth-like.

Accepted Name:
Phellinopsis conchata (Pers.) Y.C. Dai
Publication: Hymenochaetaceae (Basidiomycota) in China. Fungal Diversity. 45:131-343 2010.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Phellinus conchatus (Pers.: Fr.) Quél. [PNWKC]
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Phellinopsis conchata in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

CalPhotos: Phellinopsis conchata photos.

2 photographs:
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