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Gloiodon occidentalis

Distribution: Pacific Northwest

Habitat: Coniferous forests

Substrate: Conifer wood

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Identification Notes:

General appearance is that of a shelving polypore with teeth. Undulating, lumpy, densely strigous cap. Margin is yellowish, cap brown darkening to black. May be broken up into lobes or tongues. Spines acicular, white, aging to gray. May or may not have a lateral pseudostem.

Accepted Name:
Gloiodon occidentalis Ginns
Publication: Ginns, J. 1988. New genera and species of lignicolous Aphyllophorales. Mycologia. 80(1):63-71 1988.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Gloiodon occidentale Ginns, orthographic variant [PNWKC]
Additional Resources:

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

CalPhotos: Gloiodon occidentalis photos

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