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Pholiota squarrosa (Weigel) P. Kumm. (Shaggy Scalycap)

Sets of Photographs

These relate to individual finds ("biological records") of the organism.

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Kibby, G., 2009, Pholiota squarrosa, growing at the base of an old birch…, Field Mycology, Vol 10 (1): Front cover (Colour photograph) Pholiota squarrosa, growing at the base of an old birch…
Weightman, J., 2014 From shredded wheat to flour – a look at stipe ornament

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 1 general literature references to Pholiota squarrosa (Shaggy Scalycap)

Pholiota squarrosa may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(true fungi)
(spore droppers)
(a class of fungi)
(mushrooms and toadstools)
(a family of toadstools)
(scalycap toadstools)
Macromycetes (via Agaricales) Fungi s.l.

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 57 feeding and other relationships of Pholiota squarrosa (Shaggy Scalycap)

Further Information

Notes (MWS) The specacular clumps of this common, large, shaggy, yellow toadstool are a familiar sight on frondose tree trunks in late summer and autumn.
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