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Pholiota limonella
North America and Europe
Cap 4-15 cm diameter, stem 4-15 cm tall * 0.5-1.5 cm thick
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Pholiota limonella is a medium to large, orange-yellow, rounded agaric with a slimy cap. The mushroom grows in clusters on downed logs, standing dead trees, and stumps.

Cap Bright yellow, convex, becoming broadly convex, broadly bell-shaped, or nearly flat and sticky or slimy. Gills close, adnate (broadly attached), yellowish to rusty brown. Spores are rusty-brown. Stem cylindrical, solid, firm. Surface cottony above the poorly developed ring, fibrillose to scaly below.

Pholiota limonella on the Mushroom Expert Web site.

Many mushrooms are poisonous and some are lethally poisonous. It can be very hard to distinguish between an edible and a poisonous mushroom. We recommend, because of this, that you don't eat wild mushrooms at all, and this site does not contain any information about the edibility or toxicity of the mushrooms listed here.

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