Observation 32857: Rhizopogon obtextus

When: 2009-09-17

Collection location: Lower Trenta Valley, East Julian Alps, Posočje, Slovenia [Click for map]

Who: amadej trnkoczy (amadej)

No specimen available

Lat.: 46.37751 Long.: 13.74476
Code: Bot_379/2009-3725

Habitat: Scree and sand, flat ground, deposits of a nearby torrent, nutrient poor calcareous ground, barely covered by vegetation with dominant Globularia cordifolia, Carex sp., Cladonia sp. and some mosses, among scattered young Pinus sp., dry place, full sun, fully exposed to rain, average precipitations ~3.000 mm/year, average temperature 6-8 deg C, elevation 600m (2.000 feet), alpine phytogeographical region.

Substratum: sandy soil

Place: right bank of river Soča, near ‘Matoja’ inn, lower Trenta village, Trenta valley, East Julian Alps, Posočje, Slovenia EC

Nikon D70 / Nikkor Micro 105mm/f2.8

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Spore dimensions: 7.8 (SD=0.7) x 3.3 (SD=0.2) micr, Q=2.3 (SD=0.22), n=35. Motic B1-211A, magnification 1.000 x, oil, in water.

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57% (1)
Recognized by sight
Used references: M.Bon, Pareys Buch der Pilze, Kosmos (2005), p 302.
R.M.Daehncke, 1200 Pilze in Farbfotos, AT Verlag (2009), p 1097.
http://www.mycokey.com/... .
Based on microscopic features: Spore dimensions: 7.8 (SD=0.7) x 3.3 (SD=0.2) micr, Q=2.3 (SD=0.22), n=35.

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