Alder fire (Alder scale)

Alder firewood (Scale alder) (Pholiota alnicola) Alder firewood (Scale alder) (Pholiota alnicola) Alder firewood (Scale alder) (Pholiota alnicola)

Alder moth (Pholiota alnicola)

Systematics:

  • Department: Basidiomycota (Basidiomycetes)
  • Subdivision: Agaricomycotina (Agaricomycetes)
  • Class: Agaricomycetes (Agaricomycetes)
  • Subclass: Agaricomycetidae
  • Order: Agaricales (Agaric or Lamellar)
  • Family: Strophariaceae
  • Genus: Pholiota (Scaly)
  • Species: Pholiota alnicola (Alder flake (Alder scale))

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Alder flakes

Alder fire

Alder moth (Latin Pholiota alnicola) is a species of fungi included in the genus Pholiota of the Strophariaceae family.

Grows in groups on alder and birch stumps. Fruiting – August-September. Found in the European part of Russia, in the North Caucasus, in the Primorsky Territory.

The cap is 5-6 cm in ∅, flat-convex, yellow-ocher, with brown scales, with remnants of a filmy blanket in the form of thin flakes along the edge of the cap.

The pulp is yellowish. The plates are adherent, dirty yellow or rusty.

Leg 4-8 cm long, 0.4 cm ∅, curved, with a ring; above the ring – pale straw, below the ring – brown, fibrous.

The mushroom is inedible. May cause poisoning.

Alder firewood (Scale alder) (Pholiota alnicola) Alder firewood (Scale alder) (Pholiota alnicola) Alder firewood (Scale alder) (Pholiota alnicola)

Photo of the alder fire mushroom (alder scale) from the questions in recognition:

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