Observation 25564: 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

This is one single example from a sizable cluster on a log in Zone 52. Like the others seen in Zones 09 and 11, there were over a dozen, often in little caespitose groups of 3-5 scattered here and there.

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9% (2)
Recognized by sight: Dry, scale-free cap doesn’t look right for a Pholiota…
22% (3)
Recognized by sight: Gill color doesn’t look right for Hypholoma…
11% (2)
Recognized by sight: while some pholiotas do have caps like that I have seen some gymnopili that look allot like this before the spores mature…

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By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2009-09-23 15:59:43 CDT (-0400)

Are any of them prone to grow profusely, and with caespitose groups?

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