BiostatusPresent in region - Indigenous
Article: Stevenson, G. (1964). The Agaricales of New Zealand: V. Kew Bulletin 19(1): 1-59.
Article: Massee, G.E. (1899) . The fungus flora of New Zealand. Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute 31: 282–349 Wellington:.
Description: Hygrophanous, subgelatinous, white, stem obsolete but , attached by a narrowed base which
forms a little round disc, smooth in front, minutely scabrous behind, fan-shaped, reniform, 6-8 cm. broad, 3-4 cm. long;
gills broad, distant, thin, interstices veiny.
Habitat: On dead wood.
Distribution: Northern Island, New Zealand.
Notes: There is no specimen of this species at present in the Berkeley Herbarium at Kew, hence the
original diagnosis cannot be supplemented. Berkeley says the present species is somewhat
allied to Pleurotus versiformis, from Ceylon.