Alpova diplophloeus Group
red gravel

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Identification Notes:

A. diplophloeus occurs only in association with alders, although other alpovas occur with other trees. The genus Melanogaster also has a gelatinous gleba, but it is brown to black, and the spores are thick-walled and brown to purple.


The generic name honors Alfred H. Povah, who collected the specimens on which the genus is based.

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

Accepted Name:
Alpova diplophloeus (Zeller & C.W. Dodge) Trappe & A.H. Sm. Group

Synonyms & Misapplications:
(none provided)
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Alpova diplophloeus Group in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

CalPhotos: Alpova diplophloeus Group photos.

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