Collection location: Lower Trenta Valley, East Julian Alps, Posočje, Slovenia [Click for map]
Habitat: moderately inclined mountain slope, southeast aspect; mixed wood edge, under Ostrya carpinifolia and Picea abies; calcareous ground; dry place, mostly in shade; partly protected from direct rain by tree canopies; average precipitations ~ 3.000 mm/year, average temperature 7-9 deg C, elevation 640 m (2.100 feet), alpine phytogeographical region.
Substratum: in moss over forest soil, also on a thin moss layer over rock.
Place: Lower Trenta valley, between villages Soča and Trenta, right bank of river Soča; next to the trail from abandoned farm house Strgulc, Soča 48 to Planina Na skalah, East Julian Alps, Posočje, Slovenia EC.
Comment: Growing in groups of several fruitbodies and solitary; more than 20 pilei altogether; cap diameter 4.5 – 8 cm, pilei trama up to 10 mm thick, gills layer up to 3.5 mm thick; gills crowded, up to 130 gills per 3600 were counted; gills layer can be easily separated from trama; bruising brown-red when handled; cutis strong, easily pealing; stipes up to 6.5 cm long with diameter up to 16 mm; longitudinally fibrous, not hollow, tapering toward the base; picked mushrooms turn entirely to brown-reddish with time; SP ochre-brown, oac817.
Nikon D700 / Nikkor Micro 105mm/f2.8 and Sony ILCE6000 / Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar E 16-70mm/ f4
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that would be a nice feeling, Danny!
I never thought of Paxillus involutus as pretty, nice job!