Pholiota Fungus

Pholiota Fungus

Observation - Pholiota Fungus. Description: A lot of orangey fungus growing around the base of a beech tree near the River Fowey at Golitha Falls, Cornwall. They varied in size; 3 to 10 cm. across; shape from almost conical to just convex and then flattish stem length dependent on position on tree

A lot of orangey fungus growing around the base of a beech tree near the River Fowey at Golitha Falls, Cornwall. They varied in size; 3 to 10 cm. across; shape from almost conical to just convex and then flattish stem length dependent on position on tree but about 5-15 cm. Cap and stem covered in raised brown scales. Gills khaki/pale brown.