Collection location: Bovec basin, East Julian Alps, Posočje, Slovenia [Click for map]
46.34° 13.58° 550m
Habitat: Mixed light forest, former pasture, Fagus sylvatica, Picea abies, Betula pendula, Corylus avellana dominant; modestly inclined mountain slope, cretaceous clastic rock (flysh) bedrock, relatively dry and partly sunny place, partly protected from direct rain by tree canopies; average precipitations ~ 3.000 mm/year, average temperature 8-10 deg C, elevation 550 m (1.800 feet), alpine phytogeographical region.
Substratum: fallen dead branch of Betula pendula lying on ground.
Place: Bovec basin, at the foot of Mt. Svinjak near village Kal-Koritnica, East Julian Alps, Posočje, Slovenia EC
Comments: Two sporocarps present; pileus about 2.5 – 3 cm wide; tube layer very thin compared to context; flesh cheesy but tough when dry; SP none, spores taken directly from pore surface using a soft, moist brush. Spores apparently do not fit to expectations well. They seem to be too wide, but characteristic smell and typical hypha with short side branching (Ref.:(1)) make the determination almost certain.
Nikon D700/Nikkor Micro 105mm/f2.8
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Created: 2014-01-18 13:23:32 CST (-0500)
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