Public Description of Pholiota squarrosoides (Peck) Sacc.

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Name: Pholiota squarrosoides (Peck) Sacc.
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Taxonomic Classification:

Domain: Eukarya
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Strophariaceae

General Description:
Diagnostic Description:

The viscid cap cuticle,and lack of greenish tints to the gills.


Widely distributed in North America


On the wood of broadleaf trees.

Look Alikes:

Pholiota squarrosa


Has been considered edible by some but generally not recommended as an edible.


Current Name:
Pholiota squarrosoides (Peck) Sacc., Syll. fung. (Abellini) 5: 750 (1887)

Agaricus squarrosoides Peck, (1900)
Hypodendrum squarrosoides (Peck) Overh., N. Amer. Fl. (New York) 10(5): 278 (1932)

Description author: walt sturgeon (Request Authorship Credit)

Created: 2011-12-04 23:54:58 CST (-0500) by walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
Last modified: 2011-12-04 23:55:37 CST (-0500) by walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
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