Observation 88136: Stereum rugosum Pers.

Code: Bot_592/2012_IMG8467

Habitat: Beach forest with isolated Picea abies, south oriented mountain slope, calcareous ground, partly sunny,partly protected from direct rain by tree canopies, average precipitations ~ 3.000 mm/year, average temperature 8-10 deg C, elevation 950 m ( 3.100 feet), alpine phytogeographical region.

Substratum: dead stump of large Fagus sylvatica in the final stage of disintegration.

Place: Kanin mountain group, lower Gozdec place, below a dirt forest road, East Julian Alps, Posočje, Slovenia EC

Comments: Growing on mossy disintegrated bark and wood of a tree. Photographed in fairly dry state. No reddish bruising or secreting blood-red milk observed. SP whitish-beige, quite abundant.

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

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The same kind of octahedron crystals observed as in observation http://mushroomobserver.org/obs/87433?q=BtyK . I still have no idea what are these?

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85% (1)
Recognized by sight
Used references: (1) A.Bernicchia, S.P.Gorjon, Cortitiaceae s.i., Flora Europea Vol.12., Edizioni Candusso (2010), pp 640.
(2) G.J.Krieglsteiner (Hrsg.), Die Grosspilze Bade-Württembergs, Band 1., Ulmer (2000), p 336.
(3) R.Phillips, Mushrooms, Macmillan (2006), p 317.
(4) M.Bon, Parey’s Buch der Pilze, Kosmos (2005), p 310.
Based on microscopic features: Spores smooth, dimensions: 9.8 (SD = 0.8) x 4.5 (SD = 0.3.4) micr., Q = 2.42 (SD = 0.24), n = 30. Motic B2-211A, magnification 1.000 x, oil, in water. Congo red.

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