Tapinella atromentosa

Tapinella atromentosa                                                                                                                                                                                                          Velvet Rollrim

 

Found on the dead wood of conifers, solitary or in fairly tight groups. This is a large fungus reaching up to 300mm across, Initially convex, subsequently flattening before becoming centrally depressed. The caps suede-like appearance exhibits varying shades of matt brown and has an inrolled margin. The thick stem