Pholiota squarrosa
(Scaly Pholiota)
[Home] | [Edible] | [Hunts] | [Links] | [Message Board] | [Poisonous] | [Species List]

Click to enlarge


Location: Colorado
Spore Print: Brown
Edibility: Poisonous
Color: Tan

Habitat:
Grows on wood at the base of tree stumps. These were found on an old aspen stump.

Description:
Poisonous. It is reported that some people actually eat this mushroom. There are two different species that look identical in Colorado. Pholiota squarrosoides and Pholiota squarrosa. There are slight differences in smell (garlicy) and microscopic differences.

Last Updated:
May 16 2019 10:31 AM

More Photos:
 
Follow Us





Share

coloradoplants.org | coloradmushrooms.com | coloradoflies.com