Observation 63974: Sarcomyxa serotina (Pers.) P. Karst.
When: 2010-11-21
(46.32981° 13.69049° )
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Code: Bot_478/2010_IMG2369

Habitat: extensively used grassland, north-east oriented moderate slope, sunny place, however little if any sun during winter months, calcareous ground, exposed to direct rain, average precipitations ~ 3.000 mm/year, average temperature 7-9 deg C, elevation 630 m (2.100 feet), alpine phytogeographical region.

Substratum: heavily rotten and moss overgrown stump of a large hardwood tree.

Place: Vrsnik valley, above the road to Planina Na skali, near Avčin’s house, East Julian Alps, Posočje, Slovenia EC

Comments: several fruitbodies; flesh flexible, SP white.

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

Proposed Names

62% (3)
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 4.8 (SD = 0.3) x 1.3 (SD = 0.1) micr., Q = 3.79 (SD = 0.32), n = 30. Motic B2-211A, magnification 1.000 x, oil, in water.
Based on chemical features: Smell almost none.
91% (2)
Eye3 Eyes3
Used references: Preferred synonym according to Index Fungorum and MycoBank.

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