Tomentella and related genera

 

Online-key for European species of tomentelloid fungi:

(with special regard of distribution in Germany)


Nomenclature and taxonomy are based mainly of M.J. Larsen (1974)

and U. Köljalg (1996).

(Spores measures with no ornaments!)

 



Genera-key

1a. Spores bluish-purplish in KOH, partly bluish in water, 

   

     basidiocarps with bluish colour when fresh, drying yellow-greenish

  Amaurodon  

1b. Spores not bluish-purplish in KOH

2

2a. Hymenophor smooth, clamps absent, rarely present on subicular hyphae,

      spores hyaline to pale brownish, globose to ellipsoid, up to 7,5 µm,

      spores ornaments not bifurcate

Tomentellopsis

2b. not with the above combination of characters

3

3a. Spores ornaments bifurcate

4

3b. Spores ornaments not bifurcate   

Tomentella

4a. Hymenophore smooth

Pseudotomentella

4b. Hymenophore tubercular to hydnoid 

Tomentella






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