Code: Bot_594/2012_IMG8593

Habitat: Predominantly Fagus sylvatica forest, almost flat terrain, calcareous ground, next to the dirt road, partly sunny but quite humid air, partly protected from direct rain by tree canopies, average precipitations ~ 2.800 mm/year, average temperature 8-10 deg C, elevation 380 m (1.250 feet), alpine phytogeographical region.

Substratum: Fagus sylvatica stump of a downed tree in its initial disintegration stage.

Place: Soča valley between Kobarid and village, left bank of river Soča, Žaga, East Julian Alps, Posočje, Slovenia EC

Comments: Photographed at temperature below 0 deg C after a prolonged period of icy weather with minimum temperatures down to -10 deg C. Caps zonate from beige (oac857), gray (oac870) to brown (oac721), context beige (oac851), tube layer and pore surface beige (oac857), with thin dark line between tomentum and context. No SP produced.

Nikon D700 / Nikkor Micro 105mm/f2.8 and Canon G11, 6.1-30mm/f2.8-4.5


Proposed Names

57% (1)
Recognized by sight: Thicker than Trametes versicolor.
Used references: (1) G.J.Krieglsteiner (Hrsg.), Die Grosspilze Bade-Württembergs, Band 1., Ulmer (2000), p 588.
(2) A.Bernicchia, Polyporaceae s.l., Fungi Europaei, Vol.10., Edizioni Candusso (2005), p 534.
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