Observation 53132: Russula integra (L.) Fr.

When: 2010-09-06

Collection location: Bovec basin, East Julian Alps, Posočje, Slovenia [Click for map]

46.33422° 13.53034°

Who: amadej trnkoczy (amadej)

No specimen available

Code: Bot_455/2010_DSC4588

Habitat: Mixed forest, deciduous trees dominant, moderately steep southwest inclined slope, cretaceous clastic rock (flysh) bedrock, in shade, partly protected from direct rain by tree canopies, average precipitations ~ 3.000 mm/year, average temperature 8-10 deg C, elevations 430 m (1.400 feet), alpine phytogeographical region.

Substratum: forest soil rich in humus, among rotten leaves and wood debris.

Place: Bovec basin, west of Bovec, near the trail from station A of the Kanin cable car to village Plužna, East Julian Alps, Posočje, Slovenia EC

Comments: Growing scattered but solitary, pileus diameter about 5-7 cm. Spore print intensive yellow-ochre. After some drying gills turned to almost golden yellow.

Nikon D700 / Nikkor Micro 105mm/f2.8

Proposed Names

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Recognized by sight
Used references: (1) Personal communication; determined by Mr. Anton Poler
(2) D.Arora, Mushrooms Demystified, Ten Speed Press, Berkeley (1986), p 101
(3) R.M. Daehncke, 1200 Pilze in Farbfotos, AT Verlag (2009), p 893
(4) M.Bon, Parey’s Buch der Pilze, Kosmos (2005), p 66
(5) http://www.rogersmushrooms.com/...
Based on microscopic features: Spore dimensions: 9,8 (SD=0,8) x 8,0 (SD=0,6) micr., Q = 1,22 (SD=0,08), n = 30 . Motic B2-211A, magnification 1.000 x, oil, in water.
Based on chemical features: Taste very mild and smell indistinctive.

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