Image of Guepinia helvelloides (DC.) Fr. 1828

Image of Guepinia helvelloides (DC.) Fr. 1828


Slo.: uhati drhtave - 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.

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