Definition of Pholiota
1. Noun. Genus of gilled agarics of Europe and North America having brown spores and an annulus; grows on open ground or decaying wood.
Generic synonyms: Fungus Genus
Member holonyms: Pholiota Astragalina, Golden Pholiota, Pholiota Aurea, Pholiota Destruens, Pholiota Flammans, Pholiota Flavida, Nameko, Pholiota Nameko, Viscid Mushroom, Pholiota Squarrosa-adiposa, Pholiota Squarrosa, Scaly Pholiota, Pholiota Squarrosoides
Group relationships: Family Strophariaceae, Strophariaceae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pholiota
Literary usage of Pholiota
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Minnesota Plant Diseases by Edward Monroe Freeman (1905)
"This is a close relative of the fatty Pholiota and forms fruiting bodies which resemble those of the latter. They are not so viscid in rainy weather and are ..."
2. Report of the Geological Survey of Ohio by Geological Survey of Ohio (1893)
"Pholiota Fries. Pholiota ADIPOSA Fr. Cincinnati, Waynesville (Warren Co.) Thos. ... on trunks and stumps of maple, Miami Valley, AP Morgan (Fl.) Pholiota ..."
3. British Fungus-flora: A Classified Textbook of Mycology by George Massee (1893)
"Pholiota. Fries, (fig. 10, p. 3.) Pileus more or less fleshy; gills adnate, with or without a ... Pholiota, Fries, Syst. Myc., ip 240; Cke., Hdbk., p. 140. ..."
4. Report (1904)
"Pholiota marginata Batsch. In woods on the ground. Beardslee. Pholiota muricata Fr. Not rare. This species was at first referred to P. curvipes. ..."
5. A Preliminary Report on the Hymeniales of Connecticut by Edward Albert White (1905)
"Several are edible, and the writer has found Pholiota ... Pholiota squarrosa Müll, (scurfy). East Hartford, Hanmer; New Haven, Clinton. Edible (Curtis). ..."