Gymnopus dichrous (Berk. & M.A. Curtis) Halling (1 Photo and Description)

Gymnopus dichrous on sticks06523

Gymnopus dichrous looks like Gymnopus subnudus but grows from sticks or logs rather than from leaf litter. Cap red-brown to brown, wrinkled, lined in maturity. Gills whitish, somewhat distant, and attached becoming pinkish in age. Stem flares at apex. Knob at point of attachment to wood. Bald above, velvety below. Buff becoming darker reddish-brown to black toward base with maturity.