Collection location: Bovec basin, East Julian Alps, Posočje, Slovenia [Click for map]
Habitat: Mixed wood side, rich mixture of Fagus sylvatica, Picea abies, Alnus incana, Ostrya carpinifolia, Corylus avellana, etc.; W inclined hill slope, cretaceous clastic rock (flysh) bedrock, half shade, partly protected from direct rain by tree canopies, average precipitations ~ 3.000 mm/year, average temperature 8-10 deg C, elevation 425 m (1.400 feet), alpine phytogeographical region.
Substratum: dead fallen partly rotten but still in bark trunk of a deciduous tree and at the roots of still alive Alnus incana tree.
Place: Bovec basin, Radulje place, W of station A of Mt. Kanin cable car, East Julian Alps, Posočje, Slovenia EC
Comments: Growing in groups many species; SP whitish (oac900), caps violet-pink-brown (oac609), gills whitish with violet tint (oac654), milk abundant intensive violet-red (oac510).
Nikon D700 / Nikkor Micro 105mm/f2.8 and Canon G11, 6.1-30mm/f2.8-4.5
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turns out it is only the mycelium that glows, so your field obsies were spot on!
I was looking for answers yesterday, and found a few.
No, unfortunately not. Actually I’ve never experienced this phenomenon except once on a heavily rotten wood stump. The wood (mycelium?) was luminescent, not pilei. But I would like, since it seems to me an interesting photography challenge. May be …. some time?
Yes! Partly also because they were backlit by warm autumn afternoon sunlight. Overall color temperature of the picture can be checked by observing color of tree bark and other objects in the background.
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