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Polyozellus multiplex 34001.jpg
Polyozellus multiplex
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Thelephorales
Family: Thelephoraceae
Chevall. (1826)
Type genus
Ehrh. ex Willd. (1787)

The Thelephoraceae are a family of fungi in the order Thelephorales. This grouping of mushrooms is commonly known as the "leathery earthfans".[1][2]


  1. ^ Pilz D, Norvell L, Danell E, Molina R (2003). Ecology and management of commercially harvested chanterelle mushrooms. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-576 (PDF). Portland, Oregon: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. p. 17. 
  2. ^ Cannon PF, Kirk PM (2007). Fungal families of the World. Wallingford, UK: CAB International. ISBN 0-85199-827-5.