Observation 63972: Sarcomyxa serotina (Pers.) P. Karst.
When: 2010-11-05
(46.33424° 13.53092° )
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Code: Bot_474/2010_IMG3174

Habitat: mixed woodland, nearly flat ground, cretaceous clastic rock (flysh), partly protected from direct rain, mostly in shade, precipitations ~3.000 mm/year, average temperature 8-10 deg C, altitude 430 m (1.400 feet), alpine phytogeographical region.

Substratum: fallen and partly rotten trunk of a hardwood tree, probably Carpinus betulus.

Place: Bovec basin, west of Bovec, near the trail to Plužna village, East Julian Alps, Posočje, Slovenia EC

Comments: several fruitbodies, pileus width up to 6 cm (2.3 inch), SP white, flesh flexible.

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

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63% (2)
Recognized by sight
Used references: (1) A.Poler, Veselo po gobe (in Slovene), Mohorjeva družba Celovec (2002), p 34.
(2) M.Bon, Parey’s Buch der Pilze, Kosmos (2005), p 124.
(3) R.Lueder, Grundkurs Pilzbestimmung, Quelle & Meyer (2008), p 202.
(4) D.Arora, Mushrooms Demystified, Ten Speed Press, Berkeley (1986), p 136.
Based on microscopic features: Spores: smooth, sausage shaped, thin; dimensions 4.7 (SD = 0.4) x 1.3 (SD = 0.1) micr., Q = 3.70 (SD = 0.30), n = 30. Motic B2-211A, magnification 1.000 x, oil, in water. Young reddish and gray-brown fruitbodies have the same dimension of the spores.
Based on chemical features: Smell indistinctive.
83% (1)
Used references: Preferred synonym according to Index Fungorum and MycoBank.

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