Crepidotus affinis and C. occultus have a similar gross morphology with C. exilis, but C. affinis has larger basidiospores and clavate cheilocystidia with a small capitate apex. It has flabelliform cap with straight margin, generally light brown in color which gets lighter towards the margin and rugulose surface.
The fungus has 3 recorded occurrences in GBIF.
Three recorded occurrences in New Zealand, and one in Panama and the Philippines.
Population Trend: Uncertain
It was found growing on decomposing tree at the base of Mt. Pulag, Northern Philippines.
Horak, E. 2018. Fungi of New Zealand. Volume 6. Agaricales (Basidiomycota) of New Zealand. 2. Brown spored genera p.p. Crepidotus, Flammulaster, Inocybe, Phaeocollybia, Phaeomarasmius, Pleuroflammula, Pyrrhoglossum, Simocybe, Tubaria and Tympanella. Westerdijk Biodiversity Series. 16:1-205