Observation 114817: Hygrophorus lucorum Kalchbr.
When: 2012-10-12
(46.429° 13.6175° 1415m)
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Code: Bot_668/2012_DSC5776

Habitat: Dense mixed forest of young Picea abies, Abies alba, Larix decidua and Fagus Sylvatica, under a Larix decidua, flat terrain, calcareous bedrock, probably acid soil, in full shade (almost no ground vegetation), humid place, partly protected from direct rain by tree canopies, average precipitations ~ 3.000 mm/year, average temperature 2-4 deg C, elevation 1.415 m (4.650 feet), alpine phytogeographical region.

Substratum: soil.

Place: 450 m northeast of Mt. Planja, 1.553 m, near forest road to the foot of Mt. Mali vrh, 1.991 m, Loška Koritnica valley, Mt. Mangart region, East Julian Alps, Posočje, Slovenia EC

Comments: Growing scattered under a large Larix decidua; about ten fruitbodies, pileus diameter up to 4 cm, fruitbodies up to 7.5 cm tall; SP whitish-beige, oac899.

Nikon D700 / Nikkor Micro 105mm/f2.8

Proposed Names

85% (1)
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Recognized by sight: lemon yellow Hygrophorus
Used references: (1) Id’ed by Mr. Bojan Rot.
(2) R.M. Daehncke, 1200 Pilze in Farbfotos, AT Verlag (2009), p 132.
(3) G.J.Krieglsteiner (Hrsg.), Die Grosspilze Bade-Württembergs, Band 3, Ulmer (2001), p 102.
(4) http://projet.aulnaies.free.fr/Florules/TRICHOLOMATALES.pdf
(5) http://www.gobe.si/Gobe/HygrophorusLucorum
Based on microscopic features: Spore dimensions: 9.9 (SD = 0.5) x 5.5 (SD = 0.3) micr., Q = 1.8 (SD = 0.13), n = 30. Olympus CH20 NEA 100x/1.25, magnification 1.000 x, in water, AmScope MA500.
Based on chemical features: Taste and smell indistinctive.

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If I knew …..
By: amadej trnkoczy (amadej)
2012-10-29 12:29:29 PDT (-0700)

Thanks for the information Gerhard! If I knew ….. It’s too late now. Next year may be.

You should know
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2012-10-29 09:25:22 PDT (-0700)

that this is one of the best and choicest edibles! For me it is the best of the best and I am waiting for this and Hygrophorus hypothejus the whole long year to come.

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