Observation 84111: Suillus bovinus (Pers.) Roussel
When: 2011-11-10
(46.33006° 13.51838° )
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Code: Bot_574/2011_DSC1278

Habitat: Mixed wood side, dominant Pinus nigra, Picea abies, Fagus sylvatica and other hardwoods, with some ground vegetation; almost flat terrain, relatively sunny place, exposed to direct rain, average precipitations ~ 3.000 mm/year, average temperature 8-10 deg C, elevation 370 m (1.200 feet), alpine phytogeographical region.

Substratum: Soil under Pinus nigra.

Place: Bovec basin, west of golf playground, west of Bovec, East Julian Alps, Posočje, Slovenia EC

Comments: Growing solitary, a few fruitbodies in the vicinity. Pileus diameter 6-8 cm (2.3-3 inch). Cap yellow-ochre (oac855), pores and pore surface yellow-ochre (oac847), stipe yellow ochre (oac898), darker at the base (oac700), flesh yellow (oac856), no bruising observed, SP faint ocher (oac855); Spore dimensions: 8.4 (SD = 0.5) x 3.3 (SD = 0.1) micr., Q = 2.51 (SD = 0.16), n = 30. Motic B2-211A, magnification 1.000 x, oil, in water.

Nikon D700 / Nikkor Micro 105mm/f2.8 and Canon G11, 6.1-30mm/f2.8-4.5

Proposed Names

85% (1)
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Recognized by sight
Used references: 1) G.Kibby, British Boletes, Copyright Geoffrey Kibby (2011), p 36.
2) R.Phillips, Mushrooms, Macmillan (2006), p 295.
(3) M.Bon, Parey’s Buch der Pilze, Kosmos (2005), p 48.
4) G.J.Krieglsteiner (Hrsg.), Die Grosspilze Bade-Württembergs, Band 2, Ulmer (2000), p 310.
5) R.M. Daehncke, 1200 Pilze in Farbfotos, AT Verlag (2009), p 34.
6) A.Poler, Veselo po gobe (in Slovene), Mohorjeva družba Celovec (2002), p 198.
Based on microscopic features: Spore dimensions: 8.4 (SD = 0.5) x 3.3 (SD = 0.1) micr., Q = 2.51 (SD = 0.16), n = 30. Motic B2-211A, magnification 1.000 x, oil, in water.
Based on chemical features: Smell and taste mild.

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