17 October 2007 Buckinghamshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin.
Bell shaped, expanding with age, brown, margin notched and radially lined, to about 4 cm across
Adnate, broad, distant, whitish then pale pink
Slender, equal, pale, becoming dark brown from the base upwards with age
Mealy or rancid
Late summer to autumn
On stumps and fallen trunks of deciduous trees, usually oak
Spores ellipsoidal, smooth (8-10) x (6-7) µm2
30 September 2007 Buckinghamshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin.