Collection location: Lower Trenta Valley, East Julian Alps, Posočje, Slovenia [Click for map]
46.3615° 13.7043° 590m
Habitat: Overgrown former grassland; dominant trees Ailanthus altissima, Fraxinus ornus, Corylus avellana, Fagus sylvatica, Juglans regia, Tilia sp., Prunus domestica; next to an abandoned farmhouse; flat terrain, calcareous ground; full shade, quite humid and relatively warm place, partly protected from direct rain by tree canopies; average precipitation ~ 3.000 mm/year, average temperature 7-9 deg C, elevation 590 m (1.950 feet), alpine phytogeographical region.
Substratum: vertical surface of dead, still standing trunk of Juglans regia partly still in bark fully covered by a Polyporaceae, probably Inonotus sp.; about 1 m (three feet) above ground, northeast oriented surface of the trunk.
Place: Lower Trenta valley, between villages Soča and Trenta, near abandoned homestead ‘Koc’, Trenta 3, East Julian Alps, Posočje, Slovenia EC
Comment: Long, hanging and very shortly stipitate sporocarps distinguish this species from others in Myxomycetes genus Arcyria. Sporocarps 8 – 13 mm long, about 1 mm diameter, flexible. Stalk very short, hard to observe, almost sessile sporocarps; sporocarps ocher-yellow, oac848; SP abundant, ocher-yellow, oac 856.
Nikon D700/Nikkor Micro 105mm/f2.8
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Thank you Martin. Will make the picture you miss in short and add it to the observation.
Very nice. Being from the states, the only thing I could ask for would be some photos of the adjacent landscape. Thanks for a the great photos and description!
The substratum has proved to be Phellinus ferruginosus not Inonots sp.
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