JungleDragon is a nature and wildlife community for photographers, travellers and anyone who loves nature. We're genuine, free, ad-free and beautiful.

Join

Leucopholiota decorosa Cream colored cap that was covered with conspicuous orange/brown scales. Gills were crowded, white, and attached to the stem. Stem similar to the cap. The cap was dry. No odor detected.<br />
<br />
Habitat: Growing on rotting wood in a deciduous forest. <br />
<br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/70328/leucopholiota_decorosa.html" title="Leucopholiota decorosa"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/3232/70328_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1547683210&Signature=90BAyIo7kNBX874zyRD44WE2Y9M%3D" width="200" height="158" alt="Leucopholiota decorosa Cream colored cap that was covered with conspicuous orange/brown scales. Gills were crowded, white, and attached to the stem. Stem similar to the cap. The cap was dry. No odor detected.<br />
<br />
Habitat: Growing on rotting wood in a deciduous forest. <br />
<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/70327/mushroom_-_pholiota_sp.html Decorated pholiota,Fall,Geotagged,Leucopholiota decorosa,United States,mushroom" /></a></figure> Decorated pholiota,Fall,Geotagged,Leucopholiota decorosa,United States,mushroom Click/tap to enlarge

Leucopholiota decorosa

Cream colored cap that was covered with conspicuous orange/brown scales. Gills were crowded, white, and attached to the stem. Stem similar to the cap. The cap was dry. No odor detected.

Habitat: Growing on rotting wood in a deciduous forest.

Leucopholiota decorosa Cream colored cap that was covered with conspicuous orange/brown scales. Gills were crowded, white, and attached to the stem. Stem similar to the cap. The cap was dry. No odor detected.<br />
<br />
Habitat: Growing on rotting wood in a deciduous forest. <br />
<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/70327/mushroom_-_pholiota_sp.html Decorated pholiota,Fall,Geotagged,Leucopholiota decorosa,United States,mushroom

Sign in or Join in order to comment.

''Leucopholiota decorosa'' is a species of fungus in the Tricholomataceae family of mushrooms. Commonly known as the decorated pholiota, it is distinguished by its fruit body which is covered with pointed brown, curved scales on the cap and stem, and by its white gills. Found in the eastern United States, France, and Pakistan, it is saprobic, growing on the decaying wood of hardwood trees. ''L. decorosa'' was first described by American mycologist Charles Horton Peck as ''Agaricus decorosus'' in.. more

Similar species: Gilled Mushrooms
Species identified by Christine Young
View Christine Young's profile

By Christine Young

All rights reserved
Uploaded Dec 4, 2018. Captured Oct 23, 2018 12:00 in 91 Main St, Sharon, CT 06069, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/7.1
  • 1/128s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm