|Pholiota gummosa (Lasch:Fr.) Singer|
The cap is pale yellow to greenish; its margin is with white veil remnants. The cap surface is covered with short-lasting scales, viscid or sticky.The stem is pale yellow, covered with scales, not viscous, with a fibrillose ring zone. The flesh is pale green-yellowish, brownish towards stem base, unchanging; its taste is mild; the odour is not distinctive; its texture is fibrous. The gills are pale yellow then brownish, adnate, crowded . The spore print is rusty brown. This species is saprophytic. It grows on dead wood or on the ground, in tufts, in broad-leaved woods, on buried wood of beech, willow, alder, lime tree. The fruiting period takes place from July to November.
Chemical tests : none.
Distinctive features : viscid cap surface, soon drying, very slim stem
Pholiota gummosa is quite rare and scattered in the forest of Rambouillet, and is occasional, more generally speaking .
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