Observation 83983: Tricholomopsis decora (Fr.) Singer

When: 2011-10-24

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

46.3296° 13.52489°

Who: amadej trnkoczy (amadej)

Specimen available

Code: Bot_565/2011_DSC0456

Habitat: Mixed wood: Picea abies, Pinus nigra, Fagus sylvatica, Fraxinus ornus and Fraxinus excelsior, etc; flat terrain, shallow forest soil layer, probably somewhat acid, old consolidated river deposit, calcareous ground, in shade, partly protected from direct rain by tree canopies, average precipitations ~ 3.000 mm/year, average temperature 8-10 deg C, elevation 410 m (1.350 feet), alpine phytogeographical region.

Substratum: Fallen rotten trunk of a small Pinus nigra.

Place: Bovec basin, west of Bovec, on the terrace east of Bovec golf playground, East Julian Alps, Posočje, Slovenia EC

Comments: Several fruitbodies on the log, pileus diameter up to 6.5 cm (3.5 inch), SP white with faint pink tint (oac795), cup golden-yellow (oac852), gills deep golden (oac811), stipe concolorous with gills, lighter at the base.

Nikon D700 / Nikkor Micro 105mm/f2.8

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Recognized by sight
Used references: (1) Id’ed by Mr. Bojan Rot.
(2) http://www.mushroomexpert.com/tricholomopsis_decora.html .
(3) http://www.grzyby.pl/gatunki/Tricholomopsis_decora.htm .
(4) R.Phillips, Mushrooms, Macmillan (2006), p 98.
(5) M.Bon, Parey’s Buch der Pilze, Kosmos (2005), p 150.
Based on microscopic features: Spore dimensions: 7.2 (SD = 0.5) x 5.3 (SD = 0.4) micr., Q = 1.4 (SD = 0.09), n = 30. Motic B2-211A, magnification 1.000 x, oil, in water.
Based on chemical features: Taste and smell indistinctive

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