Observation 114902: Cortinarius rufo-olivaceus (Pers.) Fr.

When: 2012-10-03

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

46.3488° 13.572° 600m

Who: amadej trnkoczy (amadej)

Specimen available

Code: Bot_662/2012_DSC5260

Habitat: Pasture, a few meters off wood side, consisting of mainly broadleaved trees: dominant Fagus sylvatica, Ostria carpinifolia but also in the reach of roots of young Picea abies and of a small bush of Juniperus communis; south oriented warm mountain slope, calcareous ground, fairly sunny and dry place, exposed to direct rain, average precipitations ~ 3.000 mm/year, average temperature 7-9 deg C, elevation 600 m (2.000 feet), alpine phytogeographical region.

Substratum: soil.

Place: Bovec basin, pastures East of Plajerjeva skala place, north of Bovec, East Julian Alps, Posočje, Slovenia EC

Comments: A few fruitbodies scattered around; pileus diameter 5.5-7 cm, fruitbodies up to 7 cm tall; pileus slightly sticky; SP abundant, deep rusty-orange-brown, oac727; flesh whitish with pale violet, reddish tint at the base of the stem; after 24 hours in refrigerator flesh became gray, however colors of the pileus remained vivid also after a few days.

Nikon D700 / Nikkor Micro 105mm/f2.8

Proposed Names

85% (1)
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Recognized by sight
Used references: (1) Id’ed by Mr. Bojan Rot, www.gobenabovskem.com
(2) J.Breitenbach, F.Kraenzlin, Eds., Fungi of Switzerland, Vol.5. Verlag Mykologia (1984), p 198.
(3) S.Buczacki, Collins Fungi Guide, Collins (2012), p 332.
(4) G.J.Krieglsteiner (Hrsg.), Die Grosspilze Bade-Württembergs, Band 5, Ulmer (2003), p 163.
(5) http://www.rogersmushrooms.com/...
Based on microscopic features: Spores coarsely warty. Dimensions: 12.3 (SD = 0.7) x 6.6 (SD = 0.3) micr., Q = 1.88 (SD = 0.13), n = 30. Olympus CH20, NEA 100x/1.25, magnification 1.000 x, oil, in water; AmScope MA500.
Based on chemical features: taste: indistinctive, slightly mushroomy, unpleasant; smell: mildly on earth, pleasant

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