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Veiled Panus

Tectella patellaris

Description:

The fruiting bodies were brown with a pale tan margin. They were clamshell-shaped and lacked a true stem. There was a white bloom on some of the caps. Gills were tan.

Habitat:

Growing on a fallen birch tree in a mixed forest.

Notes:

This is the first spotting of this species on Project Noah.

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3 Comments

Christine Y.
Christine Y. 2 years ago

I just added another shot that shows more of the wood.

Christine Y.
Christine Y. 2 years ago

Thanks Brian! I thought it was birch, but could be wrong. My tree ID skills are sadly basic.

Brian38
Brian38 2 years ago

Nice find! Any idea what the branch came from? It looks like alder, but hard to tell.

Christine Y.
Spotted by
Christine Y.

Connecticut, USA

Spotted on Feb 20, 2018
Submitted on Feb 25, 2018

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