Observation 181162: Pholiota squalida (Peck) A.H. Sm. & Hesler

When: 2014-09-19

Collection location: University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dylan Moore (Dmoore444)

No specimen available

Found growing clustered on a fallen log

Macroscopic Observations:

Habitat: aspen forest
Habit: scattered and gregarious
Pileus size: 35 mm
Pileus color: brown center to yellow
Pileus surface: uplifted, innately scaly
Pileus margin: not striate
Pileus shape: broadly convexed
Stipe location: central
Stipe surface: scaly, grandular
Stipe color: cream with yellow scales
Stipe length: 30 mm
Stipe width: 6 mm
Stipe content: solid
Stipe shape: solid
Stipe base: inserted
Hymenium: gills
Gill/Lamellae: regular with 1 tier
Gill attachment: adnate
Gill margin: even, concolorous
Gill color: tan
Gill length: 10 mm
Annulus: none
Volva: none
Spore print: brown

Microscopic Observations:
Spore shape: smooth and oblong spores
Spore size range of 10 spores (micrometers):
Length 5.39-6.93
Width 3.08-4.62

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