Pileus vs Pileipellis - What's the difference?

pileus | pileipellis |


As nouns the difference between pileus and pileipellis

is that pileus is the cap of a mushroom while pileipellis is (mycology) the uppermost layer of hyphae in the pileus of a fungal fruit body.

pileus

English

(wikipedia pileus)

Noun

(pilei)
  • the cap of a mushroom.
  • the bell of a jellyfish
  • (meteorology) a small thin cloud attached to a cumulus cloud. A cap cloud
  • a conical felt hat worn in ancient Rome and Greece
  • The top of the head of a bird, from the bill to the nape.
  • pileipellis

    English

    Noun

    (pileipelles) (wikipedia pileipellis)
  • (mycology) The uppermost layer of hyphae in the pileus of a fungal fruit body.