Observation 45072: Verpa bohemica (Krombh.) J. Schröt.

When: 2010-04-15

Collection location: Bovec basin, East Julian Alps, Posočje, Slovenia [Click for map]

Who: amadej trnkoczy (amadej)

No specimen available

Solitary but quite a few.

Lat.: 46.33661 Long.: 13.56904
Code: Bot_411/2010-1858

Habitat: Light, mixed, predominantly hardwood woodland, nearly flat terrain, cretaceous clastic rock (flysh), partly rain protected by trees canopies, mostly in shade, precipitations ~3.000 mm/year, average temperature 8-10 deg C, elevation 500 m (1.650 feet), alpine phytogeographical region.

Substratum: soil.

Place: Bovec basin, Humčič hill, East Julian Alps, Posočje, Slovenia EC

Nikon D700/Nikkor Micro 105mm/f2.8 and Tokina AT-X AF 17mm/f3,5

Species Lists


Motic B2-211A, magnification 400x; in water.
Motic B2-211A, magnification 400x; in water. Typically spores number two per ascus.
Motic B2-211A, magnification 1.000x, oil; in water.

Proposed Names

96% (5)
Recognized by sight
Used references: Personal communication with Mr. Bojan Rot, http://www.gobenabovskem.si/
(1) http://www.mushroomexpert.com/verpa_bohemica.html
(2) http://www.rogersmushrooms.com/...
(3) http://grzyby.pl/gatunki/Ptychoverpa_bohemica.htm
(4) M.Bon, Pareys Buch der Pilze, Kosmos (2005), p 326
(5) D.Arora, Mushrooms Demystified, Ten Speed Press, Berkeley (1986), p 794
Based on microscopic features: Spore dimensions: 82,3 (SD=6,1) x 20,1 (SD=2,3) micr., Q=4,1 (SD=0,52). Typically spores number two per ascus.

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