Code: Bot_578/2011_DSC1468

Habitat: Soča river shore, a man made clear-cut in the mixed forest (Pinus sp. and Picea abies dominant) made after a windbreak, south oriented slope, calcareous ground (conglomerate), humid air, sunny and relatively warm place, exposed to direct rain, average precipitations ~ 3.000 mm/year, average temperature 8-10 deg C, elevation 405 m (1.350 feet), alpine phytogeographical region.

Substratum: Fallen broadleaf tree trunk on ground, partly disintegrated but still in bark.

Place: Bovec basin, right bank of river Soča near Jablenca settlement, East Julian Alps, Posočje, Slovenia EC

Comments: Growing in groups, more than 20 fruit bodies; pileus width up to 10 cm (4 inch) and up to 2.5 cm (one inch) thick; caps color orange-red-yellow (oac691) with whitish-pink rounded edge, pore surface saturated carmine red, trama rusty brown (oac642); SP faint whitish (?).

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

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Cap surface.

Proposed Names

85% (1)
Recognized by sight
Used references: (1) A.Bernicchia, Polyporaceae s.l., Fungi Europaei, Vol. 10., Edizioni Candusso (2005), p 480.
(2) G.J.Krieglsteiner (Hrsg.), Die Grosspilze Bade-Württembergs, Band 1, Ulmer (2000), p 574.
(3) R.Phillips, Mushrooms, Macmillan (2006), p 302.
(4) D.Arora, Mushrooms Demystified, Ten Speed Press, Berkeley (1986), p 579.
Based on microscopic features: Spores smooth, cylindrical, slightly curved. Dimensions: 6.1 (SD = 0.5) x 2.3 (SD = 0.3) micr., Q = 2.65.(SD = 0.14), n = 30. Motic B2-211A, magnification 1.000 x, oil, in water. Congo red.
Based on chemical features: Smell mild, pleasant, on leather.

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