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31 October 2007 Epping Forest. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin
Convex, expanding with age, margin often decorated with veil remnants, reddish brown when moist, pale yellow brown when dry, to about 4 cm across
Adnate, crowded, clay then chocolate brown
Thin, brittle, whitish
Summer to autumn
In dense tufts on dead decidous wood
Spores ellipsoidal, smooth (4.5-7) x (3-4) µm2