Observation 139216: Gloeophyllum odoratum (Wulfen) Imazeki
When: 2013-03-27
(46.3466° 13.5776° 470m)
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Code: Bot_691/2013_IMG2496

Habitat: mixed forest, predominantly broadleaved trees with some Picea abies, modestly inclined south oriented mountain slope, flysh bedrock, partly protected from direct rain by tree canopies, in half shade, average precipitations ~3.000 mm/year, average temperature 8-10 deg C, elevation 470 m (feet), alpine phytogeographical region.

Substratum: rotten debarked stump of a cut down Picea abies.

Place: Bovec basin, above main road from Bovec to Predel pass near the church of St. Lenart, east Julian Alps, Posočje, Slovenia EC.

Comments: Several fruitbodies. Pileus up to 20 cm (8 inch) wide. Hard corky trama. SP faint, whitish-grayish (?).

Nikon D700 / Nikkor Micro 105mm/f2.8 and Canon G11, 6.1-30mm/f2.8-4.5

Proposed Names

85% (1)
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Recognized by sight
Used references: (1) A. Bernicchia, Polyporaceae s.l., Edizioni Candusso (2005), p244.
(2) http://www.rogersmushrooms.com/...
(3) http://www.gobe.si/Gobe/GloeophyllumOdoratum .
(4) http://www.grzyby.pl/gatunki/Gloeophyllum_odoratum.htm
Based on microscopic features: Spore dimensions: Smooth, 10.1 (SD = 0.7) x 4.0 (SD = 0.3) micr., Q = 2,57 (SD = 0.24), n = 30. Motic B2-211A, magnification 1.000 x, oil, in water.
Based on chemical features: Very characteristic pleasant smell.

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