Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Strophariaceae
Species: Pholiota gummosa (Lasch) Singer
Synonyms: Agaricus cookei
Agaricus gummosus
Agaricus ochrochlorus
Dryophila gummosa
Flammula gummosa
Flammula ochrochlora
Pholiota cookei
Pholiota ochrochlora
Common Name: Sticky Scalycap


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Pholiota gummosaPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Quercus (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (3)
Woodland: broadleaved (3)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (3)
Woodland: mixed (3)
Built up area, domestic (2)
Parkland and scattered trees (2)
Woodland (2)
Scrub (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Sawdust (2)
Stump (2)
Months recorded in & number of records:
March (2)
September (1)
October (5)