Flammulina velutipes (possible)

Flammulina velutipes (possible)

Observation - Flammulina velutipes (possible) - UK and Ireland. Description: very closely clustered fungi growing on dead stump - bright russet - specimens mostly old/bit damaged (has been heavy rain and some frost in last couple of days) - do not look like the typical photos available online but do appear to have black velvety

very closely clustered fungi growing on dead stump - bright russet - specimens mostly old/bit damaged (has been heavy rain and some frost in last couple of days) - do not look like the typical photos available online but do appear to have "black" velvety base to stipe in older ones