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Veiled Panus

Tectella patellaris


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.


Growing on a fallen birch tree in a mixed forest.


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

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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 2 years ago

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

Christine Y.
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Christine Y.

Connecticut, USA

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

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