Observation 32961: Cortinarius allutus var. xanthus (M.M. Moser) Quadr. (1985)
When: 2009-09-26
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Cortinarius allutus var. xanthus (M.M. Moser) Quadr. (1985)

Lat.: 46.38312 Long.: 13.78309
Code: Bot_384/2009-4626 + Bot_385/2009-4733

Habitat: In a small patch of young light mixed wood with bushes, Picea abies, Fagus sylvatica, Fraxinus ornus, Coryllus avelana, among grasses, calcareous sandy ground, settled fluvial deposits of nearby torrent, locally nearly flat ground, mostly in shade, partly protected from direct rain by tree canopies, average precipitations ~3.000 mm/year, average temperature 6-8 deg C, elevation 795 m (2.600 feet), alpine phytogeographical region.

Substratum: soil

Place: Zadnjica valley, lower Stružnik place, East Julian Alps, Posočje, Slovenia EC

Nikon D70/ AF-S Nikkor 18-70mm/f3.5-4.5G ED / Nikkor Micro 105mm/f2.8

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Spore dimensions: 8.4 (SD=0.6) x 4.8 (SD=0.3) micr., Q=1.7 (SD=0.12), n=35. Motic B1-211A, magnification 1.000 x, oil, in water.
Spore dimensions corresponding well to C. allutus according to (2).

Proposed Names

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Recognized by sight: Decided for C. allutus var. xanthus because of slightly uneven edges of the gills, minutely sinuate gills near the steam, partly farinose cap toward the edge as well as club shaped, not bulbous (as with C. multiformis) stipe (Ref (2)).
Used references: (1) Personal communication Mt. Bojan Rot http://www.gobenabovskem.si/
(2) R.M.Daehncke, 1200 Pilze in Farbfotos, AT Verlag (2009), p 726.
Based on microscopic features: Spore dimensions: 8.4 (SD=0.6) x 4.8 (SD=0.3) micr., Q=1.7 (SD=0.12), n=35 corresponding well to C. allutus according to (2).

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I’m glad you like it. Thanks.
By: amadej trnkoczy (amadej)
2010-02-01 12:42:54 CST (-0500)
Nice diagnostic photo.
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2010-01-30 15:51:46 CST (-0500)

And great notes.

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