Observation 151862: Pholiota aurivella (Batsch) P. Kumm.

When: 2013-10-26

Collection location: Yosemite National Park, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: erikaazpeitia

No specimen available

Identified based on thick, golden-orange convex cap with dark brown scales, thick short stipe, and crowded brown gills. Microscopically identified based on presence of chrysocystidia when stained with KOH.


P. aurivella golden-orange cap with brown scales and brown gills
P. aurivella chrysocystidia staining in KOH

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Used references: Mushroom Demystified by David Arora
Based on microscopic features: Presence of chrysocystidia when stained with KOH

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