MycoKey : the genus Pholiota

Generic short diagnoses: Typically rather fleshy to very fleshy, brown-spored, often lignicolous agarics with more or less evident scales on more or less slimy pileus and sometimes stipe; spores thick-walled, with, rarely without germ pore, with or without chrysocystidia.

Species examples:
Pholiota adiposa
Pholiota astragalina
Pholiota conissans
Pholiota flammans
Pholiota gummosa
Pholiota highlandensis
Pholiota lenta
Pholiota scamba
Pholiota squarrosa
Pholiota tuberculosa

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