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Image of Pseudohydnum gelatinosum (Scop.) P. Karst. 1868

Image of Pseudohydnum gelatinosum (Scop.) P. Karst. 1868

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Slo.: navadna ledenka - Habitat: Very steep northeast oriented mountain slope, almost primary mixed forest with dominant Picea abies and Fagus sylvatica, calcareous ground, humid place, mostly in shade, partly protected from direct rain by tree canopies, average precipitations ~ 3.000 mm/year, average temperature 5-7 deg C, elevation 790 m (2.600 feet), alpine phytogeographical region. - Substratum: fallen rotten log of a large Picea abies fully overgrown with mosses. - Comments: 3 - 4.5 cm (1.2 - 1.8 inch) wide cups. Spore print white. Smell indistinctive, may be slightly on fish (?). Spore dimensions: 6.6 (SD = 0.4) x 5.6 (SD = 0.3) micr., Q = 1.21 (SD = 0.06), n = 30. Motic B2-211A, magnification 1.000 x, oil, in water. - Ref.: (1) D.Arora, Mushrooms Demystified, Ten Speed Press, Berkeley (1986), p 671. (2) M.Bon, Parey's Buch der Pilze, Kosmos (2005), p 324. (3) R.M. Daehncke, 1200 Pilze in Farbfotos, AT Verlag (2009), p 1070.

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