Observation 84928: Tectella patellaris (Fr.) Murrill

When: 2011-12-06

Collection location: Bovec basin, East Julian Alps, Posočje, Slovenia [Click for map]

46.33411° 13.52978°

Who: amadej trnkoczy (amadej)

Specimen available

Code: Bot_580/2011_IMG7992

Habitat: Mixed forest, deciduous trees dominant, flat terrain, cretaceous clastic rock (flysh) bedrock, in shade, relatively moist place, partly protected from direct rain by tree canopies, average precipitations ~ 3.000 mm/year, average temperature 8-10 deg C, elevations 410 m (1.350 feet), alpine phytogeographical region.

Substratum: dead branch of Corylus avelana laying on ground. The same branch infected also with Plicaturopsis crispa and Tremella mesenterica.

Place: Bovec basin, west of Bovec, near the trail from station A of the Kanin cable car to village Plužna, East Julian Alps, Posočje, Slovenia EC

Comments: Growing in a group of many fruitbodies. Partial veil visible on young mushrooms as well as on mature ones. The partial veil on a steamless agarics is very unusual. Cuticle of pileus sticky, with a thick gelatinous layer, which can be separated from pileus. Cap width from 0.8 cm (0.3 inch) to 1.8 cm (0.7 inch). SP whitish, faint.

Nikon D700 / Nikkor Micro 105mm/f2.8 and Canon G11, 6.1-30mm/f2.8-4.5

Species Lists


Surface of gills.
Hut trama.
See partial veil on young fruitbodies.

Proposed Names

85% (1)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight
Used references: (1) http://www.svims.ca/council/Pleuro.htm .
(2) http://www.mycobank.org/MycoTaxo.aspx?Link=T&Rec=445571 .
(3) G.J.Krieglsteiner (Hrsg.), Die Grosspilze Bade-Württembergs, Band 3, Ulmer (2001), p 520.
(4) http://www.mycoquebec.org/... operculata / Pan en assiette&tag=Tectella operculata&gro=28 .
(5) http://www.tintling.ch/fachbeitraege/panellus_schmitt.htm .
(6) http://www.sciencedirect.com/...
Based on microscopic features: Spore dimensions: 4.2 (SD = 0.3) x 1.4 (SD = 0.1) micr., Q = 3.1 (SD = 0.25), n = 30. Motic B2-211A, magnification 1.000 x, oil, in water. Congo Red.
Based on chemical features: Taste indistinctive, smell distinctive, aromatic, on ?.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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