Observation 116304: Hygrocybe chlorophana (Fr.) Wunsche

When: 2012-10-25

Collection location: Vrsnik valley region, East Julian Alps, Posočje, Slovenia [Click for map]

46.3304° 13.6898° 640m

Who: amadej trnkoczy (amadej)

Specimen available

Code: Bot_676/2012_DSC5856

Habitat: Open, unimproved grassland, sheep pasture; moderately northeast oriented mountain slope, calcareous ground, mostly sunny, exposed to direct rain, average precipitations ~ 3.000 mm/year, average temperature 6-8 deg C, elevation 640 m (2.100 feet), alpine phytogeographical region.

Substratum: soil.

Place: Vrsnik valley, at the foot of Mt. Črni vrh, 1.544 m (5.064 feet), above the road to ‘Na skali’ village, East Julian Alps, Posočje, Slovenia EC

Comments: growing in a small group of about 8 pilei; pileus diameter 3-6 cm, very slimy, stem up to 8 cm long, 5-9 mm in diameter, slimy too, some compressed with longitudinal grove; context yellow, fragile; SP white (oac900).

Nikon D700 / Nikkor Micro 105mm/f2.8

Proposed Names

85% (1)
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Recognized by sight
Used references: (1) D. Boertmann, Hygrocybe, 2nd Rev., Svampetryk (2010), p 150.
(2) S.Buczacki, Collins Fungi Guide, Collins (2012), p 270.
(3) G.J.Krieglsteiner (Hrsg.), Die Grosspilze Bade-Württembergs, Band 3, Ulmer (2001), p 43.
(4) M.Bon, Parey’s Buch der Pilze, Kosmos (2005), p 106.
Based on microscopic features: Spore dimensions: 8.3 (SD = 0.6) x 5.4 (SD = 0.4) micr., Q = 1.54 (SD = 0.09), n = 30. Olympus CH20, Olympus NEA 100x/1,25, oil, magnification 1.000 x, in water.
Based on chemical features: Tast and smell indistinctive.

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