North American Species of Crepidotus


This is an online reprint of:

Hesler, L.R. & Smith, A.H. (1965). North American Species of Crepidotus. Hafner Publishing Company: New York, NY. 168 p. + 18 pl.

Like much of the taxonomic literature of mycology, North American Species of Crepidotus has long been out-of-print. MykoWeb is committed to making as much if this literature as we can freely available.

There are descriptions of 125 species of Crepidotus plus 14 "Excluded Species" in this monograph.

How to use this Online Edition

The Table of Contents will get you to the various sections of the book. If you want to key a specimen, you can start at the Key to Subgenera. All the keys to sections, stirps, and species can be found under the various Subgenera headings, linked from the Subgenera Key page or the Table of Contents. To find a particular species, use the Species Index or the Search facility.

This monograph is also available to download as a PDF file.


Thanks to all who helped proofread this version: Ron Pastorino, Darvin DeShazer, J. R. Blair, Nathan Wilson, and Jane Wardzinska. Special thanks to Dr. Else Vellinga who proofread the Latin.

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