Observation 83752: Auricularia mesenterica group Wu et al.

When: 2011-11-23

Collection location: Lepena valley, Posočje, East Julian Alps, Slovenia [Click for map]

46.31694° 13.66289°

Who: amadej trnkoczy (amadej)

No specimen available

Code: Bot_576/2011_IMG7765

Habitat: Abandoned small stony mountain pasture, south faced and slightly inclined slope, calcareous bedrock; rather dry and warm place, full sun, exposed to direct rain, average precipitations ~ 3.000 mm/year, average temperature 6-8 deg C, elevation 870 m (2.850 feet), alpine phytogeographical region.

Substratum: A stand alone dead and rotten trunk of a large Fagus sylvatica tree, cut off at about 2 m (6 feet) above ground.

Place: South of Mt. Črni vrh, 1.544 m (5.066 feet), at ‘Pri Zamostu’ place, Lepena valley, East Julian Alps, Posočje, Slovenia EC

Comments: Many fruit bodies, in completely dry state, very hard; individual ‘huts’ up to 6 cm (2.5 inch) across, upper side from light beige-gray (oac879) to almost black (oac901), hairy; hymenophore black.

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



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Used references: (1) R.Phillips, Mushrooms, Macmillan (2006), p 349.
(2) G.J.Krieglsteiner (Hrsg.), Die Grosspilze Bade-Württembergs, Band 1, Ulmer (2000), p 62.
(3) M.Bon, Parey’s Buch der Pilze, Kosmos (2005), p 324.
(4) http://www.leifgoodwin.co.uk/... .
(5) W.Rothmaler, Exkursionsflora von Deutschland, Vol.1, Niedere Pflanzen, Elsevier, 3.Auflage, (1994), p 316.
(6) Personal communication with Mr. Anton Poler.

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