Observation 134659: Pholiota marginella Peck
When: 2013-05-27
No herbarium specimen

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Hi Martin!
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2013-06-01 17:50:23 CEST (+0200)

That’s a really cool obs of the burn-site Pholiota. I’m not very familiar with these types. I recall running across some old specimens in a burn site in Montana a few years back. Looks to me like you, Eric, and Rocky have teamed up to provide a very informative observation.

I think some macro difference between many Pholiotas and Kuehneromyces types (P. veris is also called K. rostratus) are the occasional striations and the hygrophanous nature of the cap (Kuehneromyces).

Dave W
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2013-06-01 01:26:15 CEST (+0200)

What do you think of this:


growing in wood ashes of last year’s burn.

Pholiota veris…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2013-05-28 16:07:47 CEST (+0200)

typically occurs on decomposed wood. But it may appear terrestrial if it’s growing on buried wood. I have also seen it on woody debris and areas with woodchips. This collection found on a highly decomposed stump.

Pholiota on ground – right?
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2013-05-28 02:52:43 CEST (+0200)

I expect to see Pholiota on wood at least that is what I have seen.

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