Powder-scale Pholiota Flammulaster erinaceellus (Peck) Watling    
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Basidiomycota   >   Class Agaricomycetes   >   Order Agaricales   >   Family Inocybaceae   >   Genus Flammulaster   

Status:

Found scattered or in groups on rotting, debarked deciduous logs.


Description:

Cap: Small (up to 1.5"), rust-brown, dry, scaly (becoming powdery), convex; partial veil remnants on margin. Gills: White to cinnamon-buff; edges may often appear serrate (Kuo says "frayed"). Stalk: Rust-brown scales below veil, buff and powdery above (J. Solem, pers. comm).


There are 26 records in the project database.

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Powder-scale Pholiota in Carroll Co., Maryland (9/5/2020). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Powder-scale Pholiota in Carroll Co., Maryland (9/5/2020). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Powder-scale Pholiota (fruiting body) in Howard Co., Maryland (6/6/2011). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Powder-scale Pholiota (gills) in Howard Co., Maryland (6/6/2011). Photo by Wesley Earp. (MBP list)

Powder-scale Pholiota in Howard Co., Maryland (7/12/2020). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Powder-scale Pholiota in Howard Co., Maryland (7/12/2020). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Powder-scale Pholiota in Howard Co., Maryland (8/16/2017). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Powder-scale Pholiota in Howard Co., Maryland (8/16/2017). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Powder-scale Pholiota in Harford Co., Maryland (7/20/2019). (c) Ryan Patrick, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by biglaughinggym via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A Powder-scale Pholiota in Montgomery Co., Maryland (5/10/2019). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Powder-scale Pholiota in Montgomery Co., Maryland (6/7/2021). (c) wearethechampignons, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by wearethechampignons via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Powder-scale Pholiota in Montgomery Co., Maryland (5/10/2019). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Powder-scale Pholiota in Montgomery Co., Maryland (6/7/2021). (c) wearethechampignons, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by wearethechampignons via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Powder-scale Pholiota in Montgomery Co., Maryland (5/10/2019). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Powder-scale Pholiota in Prince George's Co., Maryland (6/17/2019). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Powder-scale Pholiota growing in Montgomery Co., Maryland (7/20/2019). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Powder-scale Pholiota growing in Montgomery Co., Maryland (7/20/2019). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Powder-scale Pholiota in Montgomery Co., Maryland (5/14/2019). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Powder-scale Pholiota in Montgomery Co., Maryland (5/14/2019). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Powder-scale Pholiota specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (7/18/2010). Elliptical, smooth; measured 6.8-7.2 X 4.9-5.3 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Powder-scale Pholiota in Howard Co., Maryland (8/9/2020). (c) smuller, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

Powder-scale Pholiota in Howard Co., Maryland (8/9/2020). (c) smuller, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

Powder-scale Pholiota in Howard Co., Maryland (8/9/2020). (c) smuller, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Powder-scale Pholiota specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (8/16/2017). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)


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