Observation 25550: Pholiota (Fr.) P. Kumm.

When: 2009-09-21

Collection location: Forest near Elgin St., Pembroke, Ontario, Canada [Click for map]

Who: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)

No specimen available

These were in Zone 09. They were on two chunks of rotting wood which may have been a single larger piece once. Similar mushrooms have recently been seen in even denser clusters on some woody detritus in Zone 11, and again in Zone 52.

Species Lists


September 26.
October 2.

Proposed Names

22% (2)
Recognized by sight: Yellow; caespitose clusters on wood, at times dense.
-14% (2)
Recognized by sight
54% (1)
Recognized by sight: looks brown-spored to me, not Hypholoma

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looking closer
By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2009-10-07 19:38:43 CDT (-0400)

you are probably right… it does look brown spored.

More like brown spores
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2009-10-07 16:51:21 CDT (-0400)

are seen on the cap margin in pict. 57585, but the fibrillose structure of the cap cuticle also points more towards Pholiota (I think..)

Where do you see
By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2009-10-07 16:21:20 CDT (-0400)

brown spores?