When: 2016-12-03

Collection location: Barragem da Póvoa e Meadas, Portalegre, Portugal [Click for map]

Who: zaca

No specimen available

See the notes of observation 277187 (see also observation 277184).
This observation refers to a species of Hebeloma that can be found in typical mediterranean habitats, dominated by Quercus trees, particularly Q. suber is ever present, where some disperse pines and/or eucalyptus can also exist and many shrubs (including Q. coccifera, Arbutus unedo and
several others). In the case of this observation it was a pure mediterranean habitat.


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Recognized by sight: My acknowledgment to Professor Henry Beker and Dr. Ursula Eberhardt who determined the Hebeloma species, based on the exsiccata that I sent them, including DNA sequencing.
Used references: The taxonomy of the European species of Hebeloma section Denudata subsections Hiemalia, Echinospora subsect. nov. and Clepsydroida subsect. nov. and five new species; Fungal Biology 120: 72-103, 2016.

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