Observation 65931: Pholiota highlandensis (Peck) A.H. Sm. & Hesler, nom. inval.

When: 2011-04-18

Collection location: North side of Yosemite Valley west of Yosemite Falls, Yosemite National Park, California, USA [Click for map]

37.7306° 119.6117°

Who: Tom Bruns (pogon)

Specimen available

Many people collected this last year at higher elevation and later in the year.



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Recognized by sight: Looks like Pholiota terrestris, but without the shaggy scales, the habitat on burned ground, and the many previous collections from the area
Used references: Other MO descriptions and Desjardin’s spring key to the Sierra
Based on microscopic features: cystidia types

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