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Saprobes on wood. Mushrooms with small, shelf-like fruiting bodies with brown spores. Most other gilled mushrooms on wood with brown spores have a well-developed stalk. Pyrrhoglossum differs in having rough-walled rather than smooth spores. Pleuroflammula has veil remants at egde of cap.
About 5 species have been reported from New Zealand, only those listed below have descriptions or images available from NZFungi.

Name (click to select)Image (click to enlarge)
 Crepidotus dilutus  
 Crepidotus fulvifibrillosus var. meristocystis  
 Crepidotus fuscovelutinus  
 Crepidotus gilvidus  
 Crepidotus improvisus  
 Crepidotus mollis
 Crepidotus mollis  
 Crepidotus nanicus  
 Crepidotus novae-zealandiae  
 Crepidotus pallidus  
 Crepidotus parietalis  
 Crepidotus pezizoides  
 Crepidotus praecipuus  
 Crepidotus sp. 'Nile River (PDD87119)'  
 Crepidotus trulliformis  
 Crepidotus variabilis