Lactarius scrobiculatus
Code: Bot_466/2010_IMG2839

Habitat: Southeast inclined mountain slope, mixed forest, predominantly Fagus sylvatica and Picea abies, calcareous bedrock, in shade, relatively warm place. partly protected from direct rain by tree canopies, average precipitations ~ 3.000 mm/year, average temperature 6-8 deg C, elevations 980 m (3.200 feet), alpine phytogeographical region.

Substratum: forest soil.

Place: Bovec basin, Southeast slopes of Mt. Kanin mountain group, Lower Gozdec place, East Julian Alps, Posočje, Slovenia EC

Comments: Growing scattered, several fruitbodies present, pileus diameter up to 14 cm (5.5 inch), milk sparse, initially white rapidly changing to yellow with green tint, SP white to light crème.

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

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Recognized by sight
Used references: (1) R.Lueder, Grundkurs Pilzbestimmung, Quelle & Meyer (2008), p 190.
(2) A.Poler, Veselo po gobe (in Slovene), Mohorjeva družba Celovec (2002), p 222.
(3) M.Bon, Parey’s Buch der Pilze, Kosmos (2005), p 82.
(4) D.Arora, Mushrooms Demystified, Ten Speed Press, Berkeley (1986), p 73.
(5) R.M.Daehncke, 1200 Pilze in Farbfotos, AT Verlag (2009), p 936.
Based on microscopic features: Spores warty. Spore dimensions: 8.7 (SD = 0.5) x 7,1 (SD = 0.4) micr., Q = 1.24 (SD = 0.08), n = 30. Motic B2-211A, magnification 1.000 x, oil, in water.
Based on chemical features: Milk taste burning, smell almost non.

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