Observation 109531: Chroogomphus rutilus (Schaeff.) O.K. Mill.
When: 2012-09-03
(46.3425° 13.7299° 1350m)
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Code: Bot_653/2012_IMG0959

Habitat: Foot of an overgrown alpine scree slope, among grass, Vaccinium myrtillus, Vaccinium vitis-idaea, Lycopodium annotinum and other acid ground loving species, calcareous bedrock, under a Pinus mugo, almost flat terrain, quite sunny place, exposed to direct rain, average precipitations ~ 3.000 mm/year, average temperature 3-5 deg C, elevation 1.350 m (4.450 feet), alpine phytogeographical region.

Substratum: acid soil under a Pinus mugo.

Place: Lower Trenta valley, Dol pod Plazmi, near the trail from Krbulnik to Planina v Plazeh, East Julian Alps, Posočje, Slovenia EC

Comments: Growing solitary, taste and smell indistinctive, SP dark gray oac902. Cap brown with red tint oac687, gills light brown oac750, stem ocher oac714, Spores smooth, dimensions: 17.8 (SD = 0.9) x 6.0 (SD = 0.3) micr., Q = 3.0 (SD = 0.16), n = 33. Motic B1-211A, Olymus NEA 100x/1.25, magnification 1.000 x, oil, in water.

Canon G11, 6.1-30mm/f2.8-4.5

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Recognized by sight
Used references: (1) S.Buczacki, Collins Fungi Guide, Collins (2012), p 422.
(2) M.Bon, Parey’s Buch der Pilze, Kosmos (2005), p 50.
(3) R.Phillips, Mushrooms, Macmillan (2006), p 271.
(4) G.J.Krieglsteiner (Hrsg.), Die Grosspilze Bade-Württembergs, Band 2., Ulmer (2000), p 341.
Based on microscopic features: Spores smooth, dimensions: 17.8 (SD = 0.9) x 6.0 (SD = 0.3) micr., Q = 3.0 (SD = 0.16), n = 33. Motic B1-211A, Olymus NEA 100x/1.25, magnification 1.000 x, oil, in water.
Based on chemical features: Taste and smell indistinctive.

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