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[ Fruiting Body ]
Pholiota squarrosa top view Pholiota squarrosa side view
Cap 4 - 12 cm wide covered in triangular brown scales arranged in circles. Cap retains in-rolled margin with age. Stipe or stem from 5 - 15 cm high and 7 - 15 mm wide. Look for the distinctive scaly ring with scales like those found on the cap.
Pholiota squarrosa bottom view Pholiota squarrosa habit view
Gills adnate, crowded, pale yellow then becoming darker with age. Grows in clusters at the base of hardwood trees, also conifers.

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