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