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Guepinia helvelloides
Guepinia helvelloides
Apricot Jelly Mushroom
Photographer: Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy

ID: 0000 0000 0911 2235 (2011-09-23)

Copyright © 2011 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy

  • date of photo  Sep 22, 2011
  • latitude 46.33115   longitude 13.52048     View on Google Maps.
  • location   Bovec basin, north of Bovec golf ground, East Julian Alps (Posoèje, Slovenia)
  • notes   Slo.: uhati drhtavež - Habitat: trail side, among herbs, under trees and bushes, in shade, humid place close to a stream, flat terrain, calcareous ground, partly protected from direct rain by shrub and tree canopies, average precipitations ~ 3.000 mm/year, average temperature 8-10 deg C, elevation 370 m (1.200 feet), alpine phytogeographical region. - Substratum: soil full of leaf and wood debris. - Comments: Growing in several groups with many sporocarps and solitary, pileus diameter up to 5 cm (2 inch) and up to 7 cm (3 inch) tall, taste and smell mild and pleasant, flesh soft rubbery, SP whitish. Spore dimensions do not fit well to data from literature? However, scatter of this character among different authors is very large. Spores smooth. Dimensions: 8.8 (SD = 0.6) x 5.5 (SD = 0.4) micr., Q = 1.61 (SD = 0.15), n = 30. Motic B2-211A, magnification 1.000 x, oil, in water. - Ref.: (1) M.Bon, Parey's Buch der Pilze, Kosmos (2005), p 324. (2) R.Phillips, Mushrooms, Macmillan (2006), p 350. (3) D.Arora, Mushrooms Demystified, Ten Speed Press, Berkeley (1986), p 972. (4) R.Lueder, Grundkurs Pilzbestimmung, Quelle & Meyer (2008), p 143. (5) R.M. Daehncke, 1200 Pilze in Farbfotos, AT Verlag (2009), p 1071.
  • camera   Canon G11, 6.1-30mm/f2.8-4.5
  • contributor's ID #  Bot_554/2011_IMG6687
  • photo category: Fungi - fungi

  • common names   Apricot Jelly Mushroom, Salmon Salad (photographer)
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