When: 2008-03-02

Collection location: Portola Valley, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)

No specimen available

Growing on Bay.


Pileipellis 40x
Pileipellis 400x

Proposed Names

49% (2)
Recognized by sight
79% (2)
Recognized by sight
Used references: MD
Based on microscopic features: Cheilocystidia has 2 – 4 horns.
28% (1)
Recognized by sight

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Pileipellis images
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2008-03-04 06:41:18 CET (+0100)

I added images of the pileipellis at 40x and 400×.

By: Nathan Wilson (nathan)
2008-03-03 16:24:53 CET (+0100)

Are any of those microscopic shots the pileipellis? Macroscopically it looks large for P. cervinus. I’ve tried to collect the notes for P. cervinus look alikes on the page for that species.