Observation 85261: Hygrophorus eburneus (Bull.) Fr.
When: 2011-10-27
(46.33122° 13.52613° )
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Code: Bot_566/2011_IMG7206

Habitat: Mixed wood side, rich mixture of Fagus sylvatica, Picea abies, Alnus incana, etc.; under a Fagus sylvatica, W inclined hill slope, calcareous ground, half shade, partly protected from direct rain by tree canopies, average precipitations ~ 3.000 mm/year, average temperature 8-10 deg C, elevation 415 m (1.350 feet), alpine phytogeographical region.

Substratum: forest soil, leaf litter.

Place: Bovec basin, between golf playground and station A of Kanin cable car, East Julian Alps, Posočje, Slovenia EC

Comments: Growing solitary but many scattered around; pileus diameter up to 8 cm (3 inch), cap and stalk sticky, white (oac900-oac909), gills whitish-beige (oac857), SP whitish (oac851).

Spores smooth. Dimensions: 7.5 (SD = 0.4) x 4.5 (SD = 0.2) micr., Q = 1.64 (SD = 0.08), 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

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Recognized by sight: Very sticky!
Used references: (1) R.Phillips, Mushrooms, Macmillan (2006), p 68.
(2) M.Bon, Parey’s Buch der Pilze, Kosmos (2005), p 114.
(3) R.Lueder, Grundkurs Pilzbestimmung, Quelle & Meyer (2008), p 245.
(4) D.Arora, Mushrooms Demystified, Ten Speed Press, Berkeley (1986), p 119.
(5) Personal communication with Mr. Bojan Rot.
Based on microscopic features: Spores smooth. Dimensions: 7.5 (SD = 0.4) x 4.5 (SD = 0.2) micr., Q = 1.64 (SD = 0.08), n = 30. Motic B2-211A, magnification 1.000 x, oil, in water.
Based on chemical features: Taste mild, smell mild, slightly unpleasant.

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