This large or massive agaric has a brown cap, buff gills and a dark brown, velvety, sometimes eccentric stem; it grows solitary or in small tufts on rotten, sometimes buried, coniferous wood.
sepia- or walnut brown in colour with a inrolled cap margin and depressed centre. The cap is covered with dark brown or black velvety fur. Gills
cream-yellow and forked, becoming ochre and spotted rust with age.
are sienna-brown. Stem
thick, dark brown and juts out sidewards from the mushroom. The mushroom has no ring.
Tapinella atrotomentosa is the newer name.
on the MushroomExpert.Com Web site.