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Pholiota aurivella


a cluster of yellow brown mushrooms with pointed brown scales on the cap. caps 1 to 4 1/2 in. in diameter, slightly sticky, darker brown at the center, lighter toward the margin. gills tan-brown, bruising darker. stalk with dark fibrous ring very near the top at the cap. small brown scales on the stalk below the ring only. stalk slightly wider at the base.


on dead wood, prospect park brooklyn


the spores deposited on the lower caps is reddish brown in color.

No species ID suggestions


ethan crenson
ethan crenson 7 years ago

Is the sp. correct?

garylincoff 7 years ago

Good find! Cool.

New York City, New York, USA

Lat: 40.67, Long: -73.97

Spotted on Oct 26, 2010
Submitted on Oct 26, 2010

Spotted for mission

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