Observation 53139: Russula heterophylla (Fr.) 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_DSC4550

Habitat: Mixed forest, deciduous trees dominant, nearly flat terrain, 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, rotten leaves, some needles and wood debris.

Place: 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 solitary, pileus diameter about 8 cm. Spore print white.

Nikon D700 / Nikkor Micro 105mm/f2.8

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Shown with Russula virescens (right).
Shown with Russula virescens (left).

Proposed Names

91% (2)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight
Used references: (1) Personal communication. Determined by Mr. Anton Poler.
(2) R.M. Daehncke, 1200 Pilze in Farbfotos, AT Verlag (2009), p 858.
(3) M.Bon, Parey’s Buch der Pilze, Kosmos (2005), p 56
(4) A. Poler, Veselo po gobe, Mohorjeva druba, Celovec (in Slovene), (2002), p 158.
(5) http://www.rogersmushrooms.com/... .
Based on microscopic features: Spore dimensions: 5,7 (SD=0,4) x 4,8 (SD=0,4) micr., Q = 1,17 (SD=0,07), n = 30 . Motic B2-211A, magnification 1.000 x, oil, in water.
Based on chemical features: Taste indistinctive, smell mild but distinctive on ??

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