Observation 77050: Guepinia helvelloides (DC.) Fr.
When: 2011-09-22
(46.33115° 13.52048° )
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Code: Bot_554/2011_IMG6687

Habitat: trail side, among herbs, under trees and bushes, in shade, humid place close to a stream, flat terrain, calcareous ground, partly protected from direct rain by shrub and tree canopies, average precipitations ~ 3.000 mm/year, average temperature 8-10 deg C, elevation 370 m (1.200 feet), alpine phytogeographical region.

Substratum: soil full of leaf and wood debris.

Place: Bovec basin, north of Bovec golf ground, East Julian Alps, Posočje, Slovenia EC

Comments: Growing in several groups with many sporocarps and solitary, pileus diameter up to 5 cm (2 inch) and up to 7 cm (3 inch) tall, flesh soft rubbery, SP whitish. Spore dimensions do not fit well to data from literature? However, scatter of this character among different authors is very large.

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

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Recognized by sight
Used references: (1) M.Bon, Parey’s Buch der Pilze, Kosmos (2005), p 324.
(2) R.Phillips, Mushrooms, Macmillan (2006), p 350.
(3) D.Arora, Mushrooms Demystified, Ten Speed Press, Berkeley (1986), p 972.
(4) R.Lueder, Grundkurs Pilzbestimmung, Quelle & Meyer (2008), p 143.
(5) R.M. Daehncke, 1200 Pilze in Farbfotos, AT Verlag (2009), p 1071.
Based on microscopic features: Spores smooth. Dimensions: 8.8 (SD = 0.6) x 5.5 (SD = 0.4) micr., Q = 1.61 (SD = 0.15), n = 30. Motic B2-211A, magnification 1.000 x, oil, in water.
Based on chemical features: Taste and smell mild and pleasant.

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