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Albatrellus peckianus (Cke.) Niemalä

Photograph by R. E. Halling, © 2000

Known from forests in northeastern North America, this is a first report from oak forests in montane Central America. It is a highly distinctive species of Albatrellus in that it produces considerable petaloid pilei on a highly branched stipe. The brownish yellow pilei contrast markedly with the white hymenophore. Dra. J. Carranza kindly provided the i.d.

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