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Lenzites betulina

Distribution: Deciduous woodlands, rarely on conifers. Northern North America.

Habitat: Deciduous woodlands and mixed forests.

Substrate: Dead hardwoods, rarely on conifers.

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Identification Notes:

Tough leathery brackets or shelves that may form into rosettes. Caps zonate, velvety, muted multicolored, may turn green from algae. Hymenium has broad gill-like structures, off-white shades.

Accepted Name:
Lenzites betulina (L.) Fr.
Publication: Epicrisis Systematis Mycologici. :1-610 1838.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Trametes betulina (L.) Pilát [MycoBank]
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Lenzites betulina in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

CalPhotos: Lenzites betulina photos.

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