Observation 63059: Helvella macropus (Pers.) P. Karst.
When: 2010-10-02
(46.03697° 14.02205° )
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Code: Bot_462/2010_IMG2584

Habitat: extensively used grassland, flat terrain, on overgrown river deposits terrace, humid air place, full sun, exposed to direct rain, average precipitations 2.000-2.600 mm/year, average temperature 8-10 deg C, elevation 320 m (1.000 feet), borderline between prealpine and Dinaric phytogeographical region.

Substratum: rich soil

Place: Near confluence of rivers Idrijca and Gačnik, right bank of river Idrijca, close to Spodnja Idrija town, Goriška, Slovenia EC

Comments: Growing solitary, pileus diameter about 2.5 cm (one inch).

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

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85% (1)
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Recognized by sight
Used references: (1) http://www.mushroomexpert.com/helvella_macropus.html 21-24 × 10.5-12.5 µ;
(2) M.Bon, Parey’s Buch der Pilze, Kosmos (2005), p 328. 20-25/10-12
(3) D.Arora, Mushrooms Demystified, Ten Speed Press, Berkeley (1986), p xx
(4) R.M. Daehncke, 1200 Pilze in Farbfotos, AT Verlag (2009), p 1113. 22-26/12-14
(5) http://www.rogersmushrooms.com/... 20-30/10-12 .
Based on microscopic features: Spores fusiform, smooth. Spore dimensions: 22.0 (SD = 0.9) x 12.1 (SD = 0.3) micr., Q = 1.83 (SD = 0.09), n = 21. Motic B2-211A, magnification 1.000 x, oil, in water.

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