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Crepidotus Mushrooms 

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*** Warning ***

I wrestled with the option of whether or not to try to identify and place names to my fungus images.  The study of fungi is done by specialists known as a "mycologists" who have many years of education and specialize in identification.  There are many techniques used to identify a mushroom and it simply cannot be done by visual inspection alone.  Incorrectly identifying a mushroom can have deadly consequences if eaten.

While I have tried to link images with fungus names, I am but a lay person and have used books and images to try to look up, categorize and name the species.  My identification should in no way be relied upon and may be completely inaccurate!

There are many toxic mushroom "look-alikes"  that resemble edible ones.  You should UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES  rely up on any of these images to identify edible, toxic or medicinal organisms/plants.  Some mushrooms and fungi are DEADLY  poisonous and their effects do not show up until it is too late to save yourself.  YOU alone are responsible for properly identifying any mushrooms that you may be interested in.  I have attached names to images which I merely THINK resemble the species.

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Crepidotus Mushrooms

Crepidotus is a genus of fungi in the Crepidotaceae family.  This species has small, convex to fan-shaped sessile caps which mean that they "sit" or "rest" on the surface.  Most fruiting bodies in this genus are brown or white.  The rare Crepidotus cinnabarinus is red.

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Crepidotus alabamensis

I suspect that this species is the Crepidotus alabamensis which  fruits on the dead wood of hardwood trees.  It is not a polypore, but does have gills underneath.  It looks a lot like an "Oyster" mushroom growing on decaying wood.  The coloration on the gills may inidcate brown spores.  For the above reasons, I'm assuming this to be one of many of the smooth-capped Crepidotus species and that can truly only be identified by microscopic analysis.  This is a widely distributed and common fungus.

Kidney-shaped caps are 1 - 4 cm in width and may be smooth or somewhat  hairy at point of attachment to log,  There are no stems.  Cap margins are sometimes lined when wet.

 

tan brown white fungus mushroom crepidotus alabamensis that looks like oyster

C. alabamensis - 1
[Photographed in Northern Ontario at Grundy Lake Prov. Park - July]

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tan brown white fungus mushroom crepidotus alabamensis that looks like oyster

C. alabamensis - 2
[Photographed in Northern Ontario at Grundy Lake Prov. Park - July]
Hairy attachment can be seen.

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tan brown white fungus mushroom crepidotus alabamensis that looks like oyster

C. alabamensis - 3
[Photographed in Northern Ontario at Grundy Lake Prov. Park - July]

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Crepidotus applanatus
[Flat Crep]

The following two images could, instead of an Oyster species, be Crepidotus applanatus, commonly known as the "Flat Crep" that typically fruits on rotting logs and stumps.  C. applanatus is smaller than an Oyster mushroom.  While the Oyster mushroom  has a white to pale lilac print, that of the C. applanatus is brown.

This is a common and widespread species.

 

white tan buff oyster mushroom fungus crepidotus applanatus on rotting log

Crepidotus applanatus - 1   [Mushrooms - 30]
The beginning shelving growth of an Oyster Mushroom species.

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shelving habit white tan buff crep mushroom rotting log

Crepidotus applanatus - 2   [Mushrooms - 31]
The beginning shelving growth of an Oyster Mushroom species.

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