Found growing in clusters, circling beneath a dead conifer. Cap 2.5 cm broad, orange yellow and sulfur yellow. Gills have greenish yellow tinge. Taste bitter; poisonous.
Dominant trees: Alder, Big Leaf Maple
Cap: orange, beige tint, flesh bright yellow
Gills: bright yellow
Stalk: bright yellow, bruises brown
mild odor, bitter taste
grows in clusters
Location: Evergreen State College, Bio-Blitz
General Characteristics: cap surface is white/yellow, gills are yellow/brown.
Growing clustered, sheltered under the roots of an old growth pine. Almost neon yellow.
Growing on downed hardwood. Grouped. Bright yellow. Dark brown spores on lower mushrooms. Both in conifer, mixed, and hardwood stands.
Found growing in multiple clumps out of decaying conifer wood. Trees in area include cottonwood, white pine and aspen. Greenish tint to gills, also known as "sulphur tufts".
Cap 1-3" in diameter, yellowish to orange, greenish. Gills under cap, yellow-green, aging to gray. Stalk length is 2"-4", slender. Found in conifer forests, in clusters on logs and stumps in lowland mountains. In all mountains Aug-Sept.
Hypholoma fasciculare, commonly known as the sulphur tuft, sulfur tuft or clustered woodlover, is a common woodland mushroom, often in evidence when hardly any other mushrooms are to be found. This saprophagic small gill fungus grows prolifically in large clumps on stumps, dead roots or rotting trunks of broadleaved trees.