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Pholiota carbonaria     Burnt-Ground Pholiota

Diagnostic Features:   This small  Pholiota (3- 6 cm diam) has a sticky to slimy cap. It has dark brown scales on a pallid, yellowish ground and is supported by a scaly stalk. It fruits amongst charred wood in old fireplaces etc.  So it looks kind of messy and bedraggled in wet weather because of the carbon splash drops.  The spore prints are brown.