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SHARP-SCALY PHOLIOTA Back to home
Scientific Name:Pholiota squarrosiodes; Family Stropharaceae;

Order Agaricales

Habitat: Dead Wood.

Color: Cap is tan, . Yellow-brown stalk White to brown gills

Size: Cap is 2-10 cm in diameter, stalk is 5-15 cm long, 0.5-1.5 cm thick

Gills: Attached, close.

Spore Print:Brown

Edibility: Edible

Characteristics: This mushroom, like the Golden Pholiota, grows in clusters on dead wood. It only grows on deciduous wood, however, and may gorn on living as well as dead trees. The cap is dry and scaly, and sometimes sticky. The mushroom lives September- October throughout North America.

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