Golden Scaly Cap - Pholiota aurivella
Quite a large fungus that has a golden yellow cap with scales that are often a deeper redder shade. The stem is usually yellowy brown and is also scaly.
Grows on dead or living deciduous wood, often on Ash.
June to November.
Widespread and fairly frequent in England.
Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.
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