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Shaggy Scalycap

Pholiota squarrosa

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LarsKorb 6 years ago
Scaly Pholiota
Pholiota squarrosa

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Great capture Dianne,beautiful spotting,congrats and thanks for sharing

DianneFrost 6 years ago

Thanks both Mariana2 and arthurhoughtby. I concur with Marian2, that this is a Pholiota squarrosa. The new book I just bought, The Book of Fungi" by Peter Roberts and Shelley Evans, mentions that the Pholiota aurivella is sticky, slimy to the touch, which this one was not.

Mariana2 6 years ago

looks like Pholiota squarrosa to me

arthurhoughtby 6 years ago

It's a Pholiota species. Compare it to Pholiota aurivella?

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Montana, USA

Lat: 48.53, Long: -113.99

Spotted on Sep 3, 2012
Submitted on Nov 2, 2012

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