Observation 82343: Vuilleminia comedens (Nees) Maire

When: 2011-11-02

Collection location: Bovec basin, East Julian Alps, Posočje, Slovenia [Click for map]

46.33094° 13.5286°

Who: amadej trnkoczy (amadej)

No specimen available

Code: Bot_570/2011_IMG7309

Habitat: Mixed wood, dominant Fagus sylvatica, Picea abies, Fraxinus excelsior, Alnus incana, Coryllus avelana, etc; NW hill slope, calcareous ground, in shade, partly protected from direct rain by tree canopies, average precipitations ~ 3.000 mm/year, average temperature 8-10 deg C, elevation 450 m (1.500 feet), alpine phytogeographical region.

Substratum: dead branch of Fagus sylvatica, partly still in bark, on ground.

Place: Bovec basin, W of station A of Mt. Kanin cable car Julian Alps, Posočje, Slovenia EC

Comments: Length of the fungi surface up to 60 cm (two feet).

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

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Recognized by sight: Waxy with pink-violet tint.
Used references: (1) (1) R.Phillips, Mushrooms, Macmillan (2006), p 322.
(2) G.J.Krieglsteiner (Hrsg.), Die Grosspilze Bade-Würzzembergs, Band 1, Ulmer (2000), p 354.
(3) M.Bon, Parey’s Buch der Pilze, Kosmos (2005), p 322.
(4) http://www.naturamediterraneo.com/forum/topic.asp
Based on microscopic features: Spores smooth, sausage shaped. Dimensions: 18.7 (SD = 1.3) x 5.6 (SD = 0.4) micr., Q = 3.32 (SD = 0.2), n = 30. Motic B2-211A, magnification 1.000 x, oil, in water, Congo red.

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