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Stereum hirsutum
Stereum hirsutum
Hairy Curtain Crust
Photographer: Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy

ID: 0000 0000 0212 2130 (2012-02-21)

Copyright © 2012 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy

  • date of photo  Jan 5, 2012
  • latitude 46.34414   longitude 13.56186     View on Google Maps.
  • location   Bovec basin, at the foot of Mt. Čukla, near the trail from Mala vas to Ravni laz place, East Julian Alps (Posočje, Slovenia)
  • notes   Slo.: dlakava slojevka - Habitat: South inclined mountain slope, mostly broadleaf forest with individual Picea abies, calcareous conglomerate ground, quite humid but warm place, partly in shade, partly protected from direct rain by tree canopies, average precipitations ~ 3.000 mm/year, average temperature 8-10 deg C, elevation 485 m (1.600 feet), alpine phytogeographical region. - Substratum: half dead, standing Acer platanoides. - Comments: Growing in groups of many fruitbodies all over the trunk almost from bottom to up to 3 m (10 feet) above ground. Pilei in rather dry state, up to 5 cm (2 inch) across and 2.5 cm (one inch) from the substratum, zonate, beige, reddish, brown, green (algae), flesh leathery and tough, hymenium smooth. Smell mild, mushroomy. SP very faint, whitish (?). No milk secreted when injured. - See characteristic dark line between hymenophore and tomentum. - Spore smooth, cylindrical to ellipsoid. Dimensions: 6.4 (SD = 0.5 ) x 3.2 (SD = 0.3) micr., Q = 1.98 (SD = 0.18), n = 30. Motic B2-211A, magnification 1.000 x, oil, in water. - Ref.: (1) R.Phillips, Mushrooms, Macmillan (2006), p 316. (2) A.Bernicchia, S.P.Gorjon, Cortitiaceae s.i., Fungi Europaei Vol.12., Edizioni Candusso (2010), pp 636. (3) G.J.Krieglsteiner (Hrsg.), Die Grosspilze Bade-W├╝rttembergs, Band 1, Ulmer (2000), p 334. (4) D.Arora, Mushrooms Demystified, Ten Speed Press, Berkeley (1986), p 60.
  • photo category: Fungi - fungi

  • common names   Hairy Curtain Crust (photographer)
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