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Pholiota species

Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Subdivision: Agaricomycotina
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Strophariaceae
Genus: Pholiota

The genus Pholiota is defined as mushrooms, with a glutinous cap surface, growth on wood, and spores which are brown in deposit. These spores are smooth with a germ pore, although the germ pore can be quite narrow in species.