Observation 119028: Geastrum fimbriatum Fr.
When: 2012-09-03
(46.3398° 13.7178° 1150m)
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Code: Bot_653/2012_IMG0954

Habitat: Northwest oriented steep mountain slope, mixed wood, predominantly Picea abies, found under Picea abies, calcareous ground, quite humid and shady place, partly protected from direct rain by tree canopies, average precipitations ~ 3.000 mm/year, average temperature 3-5 deg C, elevation 1.150 m (3.800 feet), alpine phytogeographical region.

Substratum: soil.

Place: Vrsnik valley, next to the trail from ‘Na skali’ hamlet to ‘Planina v plazeh’, bellow Mt. Travniški rob, 2.135 m, East Julian Alps, Posočje, Slovenia EC

Comments: Growing in a small group of a few fruitbodies

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

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90% (2)
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Recognized by sight
Used references: (1) S.Buczacki, Collins Fungi Guide, Collins (2012), p 438.
(2) M.Bon, Parey’s Buch der Pilze, Kosmos (2005), p 302.
(3) R.Phillips, Mushrooms, Macmillan (2006), p 334.
(4) G.J.Krieglsteiner (Hrsg.), Die Grosspilze Bade-Württembergs, Band 2, Ulmer (2000), p 109.
Based on microscopic features: Spores warty, globose. Dimensions: 3.3 (SD = 0.2) x 3.2 (SD = 0.2) micr., Q = 1.05 (SD = 0.04), n = 30. Olympus CH20, NEA 100x/1.25, magnification 1.000 x, oil, in water.

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