MDCP Record for 05090403

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Collection Date: May 09, 2004

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

Collector's Notes: Black Morel. Site Description: South facing slope of ridge, elevation 1,330 ft. Mixed hardwoods, Maple, ash, hickory and beech 50-60 years of age. Occasional cedar and fir (old growth excess of 200yr.) Grade of slope 60+ degrees, numerous slumps on hillside where mushrooms appeared on or at edges of disturbed soil. Area of fruiting approximately 500sq/ft along the same elevation. Environmental Conditions: Air temperature 16 degrees C. Soil temperature 14 degrees C. Creek and runoff water 10 degrees C. Local pollen count for Poplar was moderate and Birch/Maple high. Other Plants: Grasses and moss where soil was stable, Disciotis venosa (cup morel) was prevalent throughout the area. Soil: Sandy loam to depth of 8 inches, L layer mostly deciduous leaf and twigs, F layer indistinguishable, H layer 1/8th inch where bound in moss roots, A layer 2 to non existent in slump areas, B&C undetermined.

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

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