Code: Bot_452/2010_IMG2302

Habitat: mixed wood and bushes, flat terrain, old alluvial river deposits, calcareous ground, total shade, humid place, well protected from direct rain, average precipitations ~ 3.000 mm/year, average temperature 8-10 deg C, elevations 370 m (1,200 feet), alpine phytogeographical region.

Substratum: rich loose humus next to remnants of a totally rotten hardwood stump.

Place: Left bank of river Soča near Srpenica village, East Julian Alps, Posočje, Slovenia

Comments: Photographs were not taken at the original place but in grass a few meters away of it. Growing in a group, several sporocarps, pileus diameter ~ 12 cm (5 inch).

Canon G11, 6.1-30 mm/f2.8-4.5

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85% (1)
Recognized by sight: Characteristic cap surface, very dense gils.
Used references: (1) Personal communication. Id’ed by Mr. Bojan Rot,
(2) M.Bon, Parey’s Buch der Pilze, Kosmos (2005), p 282.
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(4) R.M. Daehncke, 1200 Pilze in Farbfotos, AT Verlag (2009), p 514
(5) A.Poler,Veselo po gobe,Mohorjeva družba Celovec (2002), p231
Based on microscopic features: Spores smooth, dimensions: 7,8 (SD = 0,6) x 3,0 (SD = 0,3) micr., Q = 2,62 (SD = 0,20), n = 30. Motic B2-211A, magnification 1.000 x, oil, in water.
Based on chemical features: Taste first pleasant mushroomy then unpleasant; smell pleasant, fresh.
78% (1)
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