Collection location: Lower Trenta Valley, East Julian Alps, Posočje, Slovenia [Click for map]
Picture file names: from Lycoperdon-excipuliforme_raw_20 to Lycoperdon-excipuliforme_raw_23.
Picture file names: from Lycoperdon-excipuliforme_raw_24 and Lycoperdon-excipuliforme_raw_27.
Picture file names: Lycoperdon-excipuliforme_raw_26 and Lycoperdon-excipuliforme_raw_28.
Habitat: edge of light mixed wood, Fagus sylvatica, Picea abies, Ostrya carpinifolia dominant trees; moderately inclined mountain slope, south aspect; skeletal, colluvial, calcareous ground; quite sunny place; relatively warm and dry place; exposed to direct rain; average precipitations ~ 3.000 mm/year, average temperature 7-9 deg C, elevation 555 m (1.820 feet), alpine phytogeographical region.
Place: Lower Trenta valley, between villages Soča and Trenta, right bank of river Soča, above regional road Bovec – Vršič near Matevž farm house, Trenta 1; East Julian Alps, Posočje, Slovenia EC.
Comments: Lycoperdon excipuliforme is easy to recognize when old by the fact that its characteristically spongy stem remains standing long after all the rest decays and disappears. Fig. 28 shows what remained of the fruitbody after two days of heavy rain (360 mm of rain in less than 48 hours!).
Growing solitary; diameter of the ‘head’ 4.5 cm; stipe 8 cm long and 3 cm in diameter; SP brown, oac638.
Nikon D700/Nikkor Micro 105mm/f2.8
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