Observation 55474: Russula queletii Fr.
When: 2010-10-10
(46.33534° 13.49537° )
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Code: Bot_467/2010_IMG2911

Habitat: Young dense Picea abies stand within predominantly Fagus sylvatica forests, south incline mountain slope, calcareous ground, no ground vegetation, shallow soil layer, warm place but total shade; partly protected from direct rain by tree canopies; average precipitations ~ 3.000 mm/year, average temperature 5-7 deg C, elevations 920 m (3,000 feet), alpine phytogeographical region

Substratum: forest soil, almost certainly mycorrhiza with Picea abies

Place: Bovec basin, lower Gozdec forest, near the trail to Poljanca place, south slopes of Mt. Kanin mountain group, East Julian Alps, Posočje, Slovenia EC

Comments:
Growing in a loose group of several species; pileus diameter 8(10) cm, (3(4) inch), flesh brittle, SP crème, pileus cuticle doesn’t peel easily (the mushrooms were quite dry).

Canon G11, 6.1-30mm/f2.8-4.5

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Recognized by sight
Used references: (1) R.M. Daehncke, 1200 Pilze in Farbfotos, AT Verlag (2009), p 923
(2) http://www.terra.hu/gomba/html/russula_queletii.html
(3) http://www.nahuby.sk/...
(4) http://www.pilz-baden.ch/galerie/queletii.html
(5) Personal communication; determined by Mr. Bojan Rot, www.gobenabovskem.si and Mr. Anton Poler.
Based on microscopic features: Spore dimensions: Warty, 8,0 (SD = 0,4) x 7,2 (SD = 0,4) micr., Q = 1,13 (SD = 0,04), n = 30. Motic B2-211A, magnification 1.000 x, oil, in water.
Based on chemical features: Taste burning, smell fresh but not strong.

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