Collection location: Karaganda city parks, Kazakhstan [Click for map]
49.8122° 73.1045° 551m
Pholiota aurivella (Batsch) P. Kumm., Agaricales. (Golden Pholiota, Чешуйчатка золотистая)
Cap: 3-10cm bell-shaped up to convex or broadly convex often with gentle knob or as very broad cone hat; brownish-yellow up to dull orange-yellow with reddish-brown broad scales, sometimes small and rare; sticky in wet weather and some glossy in dry season, often fringed along margin with veil remnants.
Gills: attached and close, narrow up to moderately broad; color from pinkish-white or cream up to brownish-pink, sometimes pinkish-brown when old and dried.
Stalk: 8-12cm long, 5-12mm thick, fibrous, brownish-white up to light yellowish-brown, smooth and silky at the top (1-2cm), tiny yellowish-brown scales below indistinct ring; fragile nearby a ring.
Veil: partial whitish veil, leaving evanescent dull yellowish-brown ring 1-2cm below a cap.
Edibility: good after boiling.
Habitat: crowded clusters or small groups on living trunks nearby a base or on stumps of deciduous trees (this location is at Acer negúndo maples along a building).
Season: July – September.
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