15 October 2007 Buckinghamshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin.
Conical, then flattened, sometimes with a central bump, smooth, margin lined, orange brown, to about 6 cm across
Adnate, crowded, thin, orange brown
Tapered, smooth, banded with a thin ring, whitish to brown
Spring to autumn
On dead wood from deciduous and coniferous trees
Spores ellipsoidal, warty (8-10.5) x (5-7) µm2
Take care not to confuse with Kuehneromyces mutabilis and Psathyrella piluliformis