Pholiota adiposa (Batsch:Fr.) P. Kumm.
New classification: Basidiomycota/Agaricomycotina/Agaricomycetes/Agaricomycetidae/Agaricales/Strophariaceae
Former classification: Basidiomycota/Homobasidiomycetes/Agaricomycetideae/Cortinariales/Strophariaceae/Pholioteae
synonyms: Dryophila adiposa
(unconfirmed synonyms: Dryophila sciposa)
edibility : inedible
The cap is golden yellow.
The cap surface is scaly, viscid or sticky.
The stem is scaly, brown-yellow, viscous, with a ring zone.
The flesh is yellowish, unchanging; its taste is mild; the odour is aromatic, sometimes of smoked meat;
its texture is fibrous.
The gills are yellow then brown-rusty red, adnate, crowded .
The spore print is rusty brown. This species is saprophytic.
It grows in tufts, in deciduous woods, on a rather calcareous soil, on beech, maple, birch.
The fruiting period takes place from August to November.
|Dimensions:|| width of cap approximately 9 cm (between 3 and 15 cm) |
| ||height of stem approximately 7 cm (between 2 and 20 cm) |
| ||thickness of stem (at largest section) approximately 11 mm (between 5 and 30 mm) |
Chemical tests : none.
Distinctive features : Slimy and scaly cap surface; greasy to viscous, scaly stem, with short-lasting ring; in tufts, primarily on beech
Pholiota adiposa is rare and localised in the forest of Rambouillet, and is quite rare, more generally speaking
|Above : distribution map of Pholiota adiposa in the forest of Rambouillet |
page updated on 14/01/18