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Bisporella citrinaSlo.: rumena dvotroskaDat.: Oct. 06. 2012Lat.: 46.42773 Long.: 13.61550Code: Bot_665/2012_DSC5432 Habitat: In mixed alpine forest, dominant Fagus sylvatica with some Picea abies and Abies alba; east oriented mountain slope, calcareous bedrock however apparently acid soil (Vaccinium myrtillus); mostly in shade, partly protected from direct rain by tree canopies, average precipitations ~ 3.000 mm/year, average temperature 2-4 deg C, elevation 1.470 m (4.800 feet), alpine phytogeographical region.Substratum: fallen, debarked trunk probably of Fagus sylvatica.Place: Mt. Mangart region, northeast ridge of Mt.Planja, 1.553 m, East Julian Alps, Posoje, Slovenia EC Spores smooth. Dimensions: 10.4 (SD = 1.1) x 4.3 (SD = 0.4) , Q = 2.39 (SD = 0.14), n = 18. Olympus CH20, NEA 100x/1.25, magnification 1.000 x, oil, in water. AmScope MA500 digital camera.Comments: Pileus diameter less than 2 mm; SP whitish-yellow, faint. Herbarium: Mycotheca and lichen herbarium (LJU-Li) of Slovenian Forestry Institute, Vena pot 2, LjubljanaRef.:(1) M.Bon, Parey's Buch der Pilze, Kosmos (2005), p 332. (2) R.Phillips, Mushrooms, Macmillan (2006), p 371.(3) R.Lueder, Grundkurs Pilzbestimmung, Quelle & Meyer (2008), p 144. (4)

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