Shaggy scalycap

Basisdaten

shaggy scalycap (Pholiota squarrosa) underside
  • shaggy scalycap (Pholiota squarrosa) underside
  • shaggy scalycap (Pholiota squarrosa) at the trunk of southern catalpa
  • shaggy scalycap (Pholiota squarrosa) fruit bodies
  • shaggy scalycap (Pholiota squarrosa) underside

Profile

scientific name: 
Pholiota squarrosa
class: 
Agaricomycetes
family: 
Agaricales
genus: 
Strophariaceae
kind: 
Pholiota
fruit bodies: 
September - November
wood decomposition: 
White rot
attack course: 

Weak parasite - Vessels become interrupted thinning of the crest and flaking of the bark dying of the tree.

website: 
www.tree-guide.com/shaggy-scalycap
infested zone: 
Roote and trunk base
comment: 

This is often confused with honey fungus.

recommendation: 

If the tree does not look vital, it should be inspected.