These are usually found growing singly on rotten wood. The surface of the caps of some of the Pluteus species are covered in dense fibrils.

Pluteus velutinoratus

Quite small - cap diam in these two photos was 2 cm.

Pluteus velutinoratus.

This is a larger specimen, having a diameter of about 7 cm. the gills on this more mature specimen were almost black.

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