Observation 87380: Phellinus conchatus (Pers.) Quél.
When: 2012-01-30
(46.33677° 13.63265° )
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Code: Bot_593/2012_IMG8496 and Code: Bot_593/2012_IMG5817

Habitat: River shore, mixed forest, dominant Salix eleagnos and Picea abies; young alluvial calcareous river deposits, flat terrain, shallow soil, high ground and air humidity, in shade, partly protected from direct rain by tree canopies, average precipitations ~ 3.000 mm/year, average temperature 7-9 deg C, elevation 420 m (1.400 feet), alpine phytogeographical region.

Substratum: dead, in initial stage of disintegration, still standing or hanging broken, still in bark trunk of Salix eleagnos.

Place: Lower Trenta valley, downstream of confluence of river Soča and Lepenica stream, right bank of river Soča, East Julian Alps, Posočje, Slovenia EC

Comments: Photographed in relative dry state, temperatures below 0 deg C for a few consecutive days; found 0.5 to 2 m above ground, several basidiocarps from pure resupinated to pure pileate form; found on several Salix trees also on the left bank of river Soča; pileus diameter up to 10 cm (4 inch), flesh hard, corky, hard to cut; SP too faint to judge the color, obtained only after keeping pilei at room temperature and 100% relative air humidity.

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

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‘Old’ and ‘fresh’ growth.
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Direction of the pores changed because the trunk was fallen.
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Very small pores up to 7 per mm..
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Completely pileate form.
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Pilei of an effused-reflexed form of the basidiocarp.
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This was once the lower side of a hanging dead trunk. An example of a solely resupinate form.
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Proposed Names

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Recognized by sight
Used references: (1) A.Bernicchia, Polyporaceae s.l., Fungi Europaei, Vol. 10., Edizioni Candusso (2005), p 400.
(2) G.J.Krieglsteiner (Hrsg.), Die Grosspilze Bade-Württembergs, Band 1, Ulmer (2000), p 448.
(3) Ryvarden, L.; Gilbertson, R.L. 1994, Syn. Fung. 7: p479 (after MicoBank)
(4) http://mycoweb.narod.ru/fungi/Phellinus_conchatus.html
Based on microscopic features: Spores smooth, dimensions: 5.4 (SD = 0.2) x 4.5 (SD = 0.3) micr., Q = 1.19 (SD = 0.09), n = 30. Motic B2-211A, magnification 1.000 x, oil, in water. Congo Red.
Based on chemical features: Smell in-distinctive.

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