Gymnopilus picreus is a medium-sized saprotrophic agaric with an orange-brown cap that grows on conifer wood and sometimes on hardwood. Fruit bodies appear in summer and autumn.
bell shaped at first, later flattening out and orange-brown coloured. Gills
adnexed or adnate, colour vivid yellow. Stem
darker orange-brown than cap and darkening towards the base, covered with small light gray scales.
include Galerina marginata
which has a more lighter coloured stem and cap.