Pholiota tuberculosa    (Schaeff.:Fr.) P. Kumm. 

New classification: Basidiomycota/Agaricomycotina/Agaricomycetes/Agaricomycetidae/Agaricales/Strophariaceae  
Former classification: Basidiomycota/Homobasidiomycetes/Agaricomycetideae/Cortinariales/Strophariaceae/Pholioteae  

synonyms: Dryophila tuberculosa, Pholiotina tuberculosa 
(unconfirmed synonyms: Pholiota multifolia, Pholiota subsulphurea)  

edibility : unknown edibility

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photo gallery of  Pholiota tuberculosa potential confusions with  Pholiota tuberculosa toxicity of Pholiota tuberculosa genus Pholiota  

The cap is yellow to orange. The cap surface is scaly, not viscid nor sticky.

The stem is yellow, flaky under the ring, smooth above, bulbous, with a short-lived ring.

The flesh is yellow, turning red-brown when exposed to air; its taste is bitter; the odour is faint; its texture is fibrous.

The gills are pale yellow then rusty red, adnate, crowded . The spore print is rusty brown. This species is saprophytic. It grows on dead wood, in tufts, with willow.

The fruiting period takes place from July to November.
Dimensions: width of cap approximately 4 cm (between 2 and 6 cm)
  height of stem approximately 4 cm (between 3 and 6 cm)
  thickness of stem (at largest section) approximately 5 mm (between 3 and 10 mm)

Distinctive features : dry, yellow to orange cap, scaly especially towards margin; yellow white stem above ring zone, becoming orange red towards swollen base; on deciduous wood

Pholiota tuberculosa is quite rare and scattered in the forest of Rambouillet, and is quite rare, more generally speaking .
here should be the distribution map of Pholiota tuberculosa in the forest of Rambouillet
Above : distribution map of Pholiota tuberculosa in the forest of Rambouillet

page updated on 14/01/18