Collection location: Lepena valley, Posočje, East Julian Alps, Slovenia [Click for map]
Habitat: Mixed mountain forest, dominant Fagus sylvatica with some Picea abies and Ostrya carpinifolia, almost flat terrain near a mountain stream, humid, mostly shade, limestone bedrock, partly protected from direct rain by tree canopies, average precipitations ~ 3.000 mm/year, average temperature 7-9 deg C, elevation 500 m (1.650 feet), alpine phytogeographical region.
Substratum: Fallen and heavily rotten trunk of deciduous tree (probably Fagus sylvatica) 25 – 30 cm (10-15 inch) in diameter.
Place: Lepena valley, near confluence of mountain stream Šumnik and Lepenica river, East Julian Alps, Posočje, Slovenia EC
Comments: Growing in a group of 5 sporocarps on a fallen log, pileus diameter up to 20 cm (8 inch), flesh soft leathery when moist and very hard and thin when dry, upper surface shiny, not bruising, causing white rot; SP almost white.
Nikon D700 / Nikkor Micro 105mm/f2.8
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