Observation 27800: Tricholoma sulphureum (Bull.) P. Kumm.
When: 2009-10-28
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Sulphur Knight Gas Agaric, Schwefel-Ritterling
Slo.: žveplena kolobarnica

Date: Oct. 28. 2009
Lat.: 46.36167 Long.: 13.70097
Code: Bot_396/397/2009-0296/0349

Habitat: young mixed wood/thicket (mostly Fagus sylvatica, Picea abies, Fraxinus ornus), fairly flat, shallow, calcareous, southeast faced ground, in shade, partly protected from direct rain by tree canopies, average precipitations ~3.000 mm/year, average temperature 6-8 deg C, elevation 640 m (2.100 feet), alpine phytogeographical region.

Substratum: mossy forest ground

Place: Trenta valley, northeast of ‘Na Melu’ place, south-east slopes of Mt. Bavški Grintavec, 2.347 m (7.701 feet), East Julian Alps, Posočje, Slovenia EC

Comments: Spores 10.2micr (SD=0.5micr) x 6.9micr (SD=0.4micr), n=20; unmistakable awful and strong smell, like a poorly maintained sulfur water spa.

Nikon D700 / Nikkor Micro 105mm/f2.8

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Used references: Personal communication Mr. Bojan Rot, www.gobenabovskem.si/
M.Bon, Pareys Buch der Pilze, Kosmos (2005), p 152
R.M.Daehncke, 1200 Pilze in Farbfotos, AT Verlag (2009), p 238

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