Fig 1
CAP: 4-8cm in diameter.  Convex, pale to golden yellow, rusty towards the centre.  Smooth and fibrous.  Slightly sticky when young.  STIPE: Whitish to pale yellow.  Longitudinally filamentous.  White network of fungal threads at base are sometimes present and can help towards the ID. GILLS/PORES: Gill are sinuate and attached by a small tooth.  Yellow becoming rusty.  The gill edge is serrated. FLESH: Whitish with mushroomy smell. SPORES: Rust brown, ellipsoid to almond-shaped. HABITAT: On stumps of coniferous trees, especially pine. SEASON: Frequent.  Late summer - autumn. EDIBILITY: Edible and tasty.

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