Observation 53099: Rhodocollybia maculata (Alb. & Schwein.) Singer
When: 2010-09-01
(46.33021° 13.49751° )
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Code: Bot_453/2010_DSC4250

Habitat: Very steep primary mixed forest, northeast oriented, with little ground vegetation, limestone bedrock, humid place in deep shade, partly protected from direct rain by tree canopies, average precipitations ~ 3.000 mm/year, average temperature 6-8 deg C, elevations 800 m (2,600 feet), alpine phytogeographical region.

Substratum: soil and humus, needles and leaves, under a group of Picea abies.

Place: Bovec basin, above planina Poljanca place, near a trail from Poljanca to Mt. Kopa, 1,438 m (4,718feet), East Julian Alps, Posočje, Slovenia EC

Comments: Growing in scattered groups, pileus diameter from 4 to 8 cm, spore print beige.

Nikon D700 /Nikkor Micro 105mm/f2.8

Proposed Names

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Recognized by sight
Used references: (1) R.M. Daehncke, 1200 Pilze in Farbfotos, AT Verlag (2009), p 326.
(2) D.Arora, Mushrooms Demystified, Ten Speed Press, Berkeley (1986), p 217.
(3) A. Poler, Veselo po gobe, Mohorjeva druba, Celovec (2002), p 87.
(4) M.Bon, Parey’s Buch der Pilze, Kosmos (2005), p 178.
Based on microscopic features: Spore dimensions: 6,0 (SD=0,4) x 5,2 (SD=0,3) micr., Q = 1,18 (SD=0,06), n = 30. Motic B2-211A, magnification 1.000 x, oil, in water.
Based on chemical features: Taste unpleasant, somewhat bitter, smell pleasant, mushroomy.

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