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Asterophora parasitica
silky piggyback

Habitat: Woodlands

Substrate: Old fungal fruitbodies of russulas and lacterius

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Edibility: not edible


not edible

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

Accepted Name:
Asterophora parasitica (Bull.: Fr.) Singer

Synonyms & Misapplications:
(none provided)
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Asterophora parasitica in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database

CalPhotos: Asterophora parasitica photos

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