Fleshy fungi attached to the substrate directly from the side of the cap, or through a short stalk at one side of the cap, cap smooth, spore print white.
All saprobic.
Three species have been reported for New Zealand, P.longinqua and P. roseola are pinkish and P. subgrisea is dull greyish. P. longinqua characteristically has a somewhat scalloped margin to the cap. P. roseola is known from a single collection.


NZFungi Entry

Pleurotopsis longinqua

P. longinqua has genetically very similar populations in the south Pacific (eastern Australia, New Zealand), north-west Pacific (Washington State), and southern South America.