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Crepidotus species

Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Basidiomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Crepidotaceae
Genus: Crepidotus
Species: Crepidotus

Members of this genus are small, convex to fan-shaped, and sessile (Stalkless and attached directly at the base). Spore prints are yellow-brown to brown. All species of Crepidotus are known to be secondary decomposers of plant matter; most are saprobic (living in or being an environment rich in organic matter but lacking oxygen) on wood.

Looking at the gills

The top surface of a cap


  


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