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MDCP Record for 05070401

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Collection Date: May 07, 2004

County or City: Hockley Valley
State or Province: ON
Country: Canada

Collector's Notes: Black Morel. Site Description: Hillcrest with south/west exposure, elevation 1,370 feet. Mixed hardwoods mostly young Silver Maple saplings about 10 years of age, some Tulip Poplar, Balsam Fir and Apple trees. The area was once cleared for farm use but abandoned approximately 20 years ago. The mushrooms were found in an area of approx. 1000 sq/ft bordered by old growth hardwoods 70-80 years of age. Environmental Conditions: Air temperature 9 degrees C. Soil temperature 8.2 degrees C. Creek and runoff water 10 degrees C. Local pollen count for Poplar was high and Birch/Maple Mod. Other Plants: Red Trilliums in bloom, some grasses showing, Ramps (wild leeks) and Trout Lilly. Soil: Sandy loam to depth of 8 inches, L layer mostly deciduous leaf and twigs, F layer indistinguishable, H layer 1/8th inch and bound in moss roots, A layer 2-3, B&C undetermined.

Note, 2012: Collection not sequenced; not cited in Kuo et al., 2012.

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