This smallish agaric has a pale tan cap, whitish gills, and a flushed tan stem. The mushroom occurs in troops or more or less tufted on soil and scattered leaves under leafy and coniferous trees.
convex, and russet to ochre. Gills
only thinly attached to the stem, whitish and crowded. Spores
are white. Stem
more or less similarly colored as the cap, more or less equal but slightly bulbous at base. The mushroom has no ring.
Collybia aquosa has pale pink rhizoids and Collybia ocior has a rather dark cap and pale yellow gills.
the mushroom is now known under the name Gymnopus dryophilus.
(Collybia dryophila) on the www.first-nature.com web site.