Observation 57576: Echinoderma asperum (Pers.) Bon

When: 2010-08-30

Collection location: Soča valley near Srpenica, Posočje, Slovenia [Click for map]

46.29071° 13.51527°

Who: amadej trnkoczy (amadej)

No specimen available

Code: Bot_452/2010_IMG2302

Habitat: mixed wood and bushes, flat terrain, old alluvial river deposits, calcareous ground, total shade, humid place, well protected from direct rain, average precipitations ~ 3.000 mm/year, average temperature 8-10 deg C, elevations 370 m (1,200 feet), alpine phytogeographical region.

Substratum: rich loose humus next to remnants of a totally rotten hardwood stump.

Place: Left bank of river Soča near Srpenica village, East Julian Alps, Posočje, Slovenia

Comments: Photographs were not taken at the original place but in grass a few meters away of it. Growing in a group, several sporocarps, pileus diameter ~ 12 cm (5 inch).

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

Proposed Names

85% (1)
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Recognized by sight: Characteristic cap surface, very dense gils.
Used references: (1) Personal communication. Id’ed by Mr. Bojan Rot, www.gobenabovskem.si
(2) M.Bon, Parey’s Buch der Pilze, Kosmos (2005), p 282.
(3) http://www.ambmuggia.it/forum/index.php?showtopic=4214 .
(4) R.M. Daehncke, 1200 Pilze in Farbfotos, AT Verlag (2009), p 514
(5) A.Poler,Veselo po gobe,Mohorjeva družba Celovec (2002), p231
Based on microscopic features: Spores smooth, dimensions: 7,8 (SD = 0,6) x 3,0 (SD = 0,3) micr., Q = 2,62 (SD = 0,20), n = 30. Motic B2-211A, magnification 1.000 x, oil, in water.
Based on chemical features: Taste first pleasant mushroomy then unpleasant; smell pleasant, fresh.
78% (1)
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