Observation 62824: Tremella foliacea Pers.
When: 2011-01-17
46.34312° 13.5838°
No herbarium specimen
0 Sequences

Code: Bot_480/2011_DSC6354

Habitat: In a group of Betula pendula as a pioneer species on an abandoned pasture; shallow, moderately acid soil on cretaceous clastic rock (flysh), south oriented, warm place, exposed to direct rain, partly in shade, precipitations ~3.000 mm/year, average temperature 8-10 deg C, altitude 585 m (1.900 feet), alpine phytogeographical region.

Substratum: Fallen and partly rotten trunk of Betula pendula, still in bark.
Place: Bovec basin, at the foot of Mt. Svinjak, 1.965 m (6.447 feet), above Kal-Koritnica village, East Julian Alps, Posočje, Slovenia EC

Comments: Growing solitary, `pileus` width about 30 cm (one foot); flesh very hard and brittle when completely dry. SP very faint, possibly white-yellowish.

Canon G11, 6.1-30mm/f2.8-4.5 and Nikon D700 / Nikkor Micro 105mm/f2.8

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Recognized by sight
Used references: (1) D.Arora, Mushrooms Demystified, Ten Speed Press, Berkeley (1986), p 673.
(2) http://www.mushroomexpert.com/tremella_foliacea.html .
(3) http://www.mykoweb.com/CAF/species/Tremella_foliacea.html .
(4) http://www.grzyby.pl/gatunki/Tremella_foliacea.htm .
Based on microscopic features: Spore dimensions: 9.6 (SD = 0.6) x 7.2 (SD = 0.4) micr., Q = 1.33 (SD = 0.07), n = 30. Motic B2-211A, magnification 1.000 x, oil, in water.

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