Alder Scalycap - Pholiota alnicola
This yellowy fawn fungus is one of the least scaly of the so called scalycaps.
On stumps and dead trunks and branches of alder, willow and birch; often beside streams and lakes and in other shaded, damp places.
September to December.
Widespread in Britain. It is not particularly common but is possibly increasing.
Infrequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.
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