Code: Bot_825/2014_DSC2871
Picture file names: from Inocybe-rimosa-var-rimosa_raw_1 to Inocybe-rimosa-var-rimosa_raw_5.

Habitat: bare ground in mixed forest, Picea abies and Fagus sylvatica dominant trees; under a group of large Picea abies; flat, raw humus rich, calcareous ground, old alluvium at the bottom of an alpine valley; in shade; partly protected from direct rain by tree canopies; average precipitations ~ 3.000 mm/year, average temperature 4-6 deg C, elevation 985 m (3.250 feet), alpine phytogeographical region.

Substratum: soil.

Place: Zadnja Trenta valley, ‘Zapodn’ place, upstream from the last farmhouses, left bank of dry river bed of Soča, East Julian Alps, Posočje, Slovenia EC

Comments: With the help of the key given in Krieglsteiner (2010) (Ref.4) even ‘var. rimosa’ was apparently easy to be determined. This name is legitimate according to MycoBank, however, Index Fungorum doesn’t recognize it as a valid name and considers it as a synonym of Inocybe rimosa.

Growing solitary; a single pileus found; cap diameter 5 cm, height 4.2 cm; stipe 12 cm long, 1 cm in diameter, fibrous, not hollow, twisted, and deeply rooted in ground; gills distinctly lemon-yellowish with slight green tint, oac6; after 24 hours being kept in refrigerator pale ocher-brown, oac717; SP pale ocher, oac688.

Nikon D700/Nikkor Micro 105mm/f2.8

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Used references: (1) Personal communication with Mr. Bojan Rot,
(2) S. Buczacki, Collins Fungi Guide, Collins (2012), p 368.
(3) J. Breitenbach, F. Kraenzlin, Eds., Fungi of Switzerland, Vol.5., Verlag Mykologia (1991), p 76.
(4) G.J. Krieglsteiner (Hrsg.), Die Grosspilze Baden-Württembergs, Band 5., Ulmer (2010), p 435.
(5) M. Bon, Parey’s Buch der Pilze, Kosmos (2005), p 234.
(6) R. Phillips, Mushrooms, Macmillan (2006), p 219.
(7) R.M. Daehncke, 1200 Pilze in Farbfotos, AT Verlag (2009), p 645.
(8) D. Arora, Mushrooms Demystified, Ten Speed Press, Berkeley (1986), p 455.
Based on microscopic features: Spores smooth, thick-walled. Dimensions: 10,6 [12 ; 12,6] 14 × 6,8 [7,5 ; 7,7] 8,4 microns; Q = 1,4 [1,6 ; 1,7] 1,9; N = 42; C = 95%; Me = 12,3 × 7,6 microns; Qe = 1,6. Olympus CH20, NEA 100x/1.25, magnification 1.000 x, oil, in water in vivo. AmScope MA500 digital camera.

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