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Polyporoletus sylvestris

Distribution: Western North America.

Habitat: Higher-elevation coniferous forests.

Substrate: Soil.

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Identification Notes:

Terrestrial polypore with central to lateral stem, both purplish-gray fading to cinnamon-buff or olivaceous-tawny, may have orange patches; margin may be green. Flesh is soft and variably colored - pinkish, ochre-salmon, bluish, violaceous. Cut flesh may turn lilac, yellow, orange, or green. Pores large, circular to angular, decurrent, purplish-gray aging to brownish.

Accepted Name:
Polyporoletus sylvestris (Overholts ex Pouzar) Audet
Publication: Audet, S.A. 2010. Essai de découpage systématique du genre Scutiger (Basidiomycota): Albatrellopsis, Albatrellus, Polyporoletus, Scutiger et description de six nouveaux genres. Mycotaxon. 111:431-464 2010.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Polyporoletus sylvestris in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

CalPhotos: Polyporoletus sylvestris photos.

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