Pholiota aurivella, walked on the s. ridge trail from water tower at Bastyr, near water tower parking lot. Were growing from a log. Immature, on hardwood. Yellowbrown buttons, and umbonated caps, cream stems, scaley/warty caps, yellow ocher in color, as matured lightened to yellow, darkened stems, flattened caps, eventually appearing large plate of 4-5in in diameter by 10/26 with 7-8in + stems. Got more slimey as matured, more fiberous stems, solid flesh, adnated gills, found on class walk.
Dead Doug Firr
This batch of mushrooms was growing in a split in a beech tree in the woods.
cap: bell shaped, convex
orange, sticky, with scaly spots
gills: present, attached
stipe: 5-6cm, white, some scales
Clustered on a dead log in the state edward state park. Orange colored with some brown tones.
Growing on stump in campground at Ocean Shores State Park.
Cloudy, grey, overcast. Growing in a tight group all over a dead snag, believed to be larch or pine or fir? Located in a partial clearing under several Douglas firs. Cap is broad, bright yellow to orange and covered with a highly viscous brown/rust-colored goo. Cap has scales. Largest cap collected measures nearly 6cm across. Stem is hollow and yellow with scales on the bottom 2/3; ~1/2cm wide at base. Gills are attached and light yellow and fade to a light yellow/salmon color. Gills covered by a partial veil when young. Gills are close and adenate. Spores are brown.
I spotted this very far into the trees and jumped right on getting some for my collection. Big leaf maple (Acer macrophyllum), western hemlock (Tsuga heterophylla), western red cedar (Thuja plicata), salal (Gaultheria shallon), Salmonberry ( Rubus spectabilis) are some of the noted species around.
Height: Total 6.5cm
Cap: Yellow and Orange, very slimy, viscid.
Gills: Darker in color, brown
Stalk: Very tuff, looks like its peeling in places.
Growing out of cracks in down cottonwood. Very hard. White bruising brown.
Growing on down Douglas fir in a big cluster. Other species were sword fern, oregon grape, and Vaccinium spp.
Plants Associations: Psuedotsuga menziesii, Polystichum munitum
Substrate: growing on a highly decomposed P. menziesii that had sank into the surrounding forest floor
Growth Habit: clustered, grouped