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.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pholiota

Phoebus Apollo
Phoenicia
Phoenician
Phoenician alphabet
Phoenicians
Phoenicophorium
Phoenicopteridae
Phoeniculidae
Phoeniculus
Phoenicurus
Phoenix
Phoenix dactylifera
Pholadidae
Pholidae
Pholidota
Pholiota (current term)
Pholiota astragalina
Pholiota aurea
Pholiota destruens
Pholiota flammans
Pholiota flavida
Pholiota nameko
Pholiota squarrosa
Pholiota squarrosa-adiposa
Pholiota squarrosoides
Pholis
Pholis gunnellus
Pholistoma
Pholistoma auritum
Phoma

Literary usage of Pholiota

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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). ..."

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