Pholiota squarrosa identification

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Pholiota squarrosa (M-ller ex Fr.) Kummer syn. Dryophila squarrosa (M-ller ex Fr.) Qu-l. Shaggy Scalycap, Pholiote squarreuse, Sparriger Sch-ppling, T-sk-s t-kegomba, Schubbige bundelzwam. Cap 3-10(15)cm across, convex becoming flattened, the margin remaining inrolled, pale straw-yellow densely covered in coarse red-brown, upturned scales, not viscid. Stem 50-120 x 10-15mm, smooth and pale yellow above torn membranous ring, covered in red-brown recurved scales below and darkening at the base. Flesh tough, pale yellowish becoming red-brown in stem base. Taste and smell radishy. Gills crowded, pale yellow at first later cinnamon. Pleurocystidia clavate with mucronate apex. Spore print rust brown. Spores oval, smooth, 5.5-9 x 3.5-5um. Habitat in dense clusters at the base of deciduous and very occasionally coniferous trees. Season autumn. Occasional. Not edible. Distribution, America and Europe.

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More info about Pholiota squarrosa mushroom

Stem type:
Ring on stem
Inedible
Habitat:
Grows in woods
Grows on wood
Spore colour:
Rusty brown
Cap type:
Distinctly scaly
Fungus colour:
Yellow
Normal size:
5-15cm
Location:
North America
Europe
Flesh:
Mushroom has distinct or odd smell (non mushroomy)
Pholiote squarreuse, Shaggy Scalycap, Sparriger Sch�ppling, T�sk�s t�kegomba
Class:
Agaricomycetes
Order:
Agaricales
Family:
Strophariaceae
Last modification: 2015-10-15 17:38:37

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