Wood Fungus (Flammula velutipes) - Stock Image

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Description
Flammulina velutipes (Curt. ex Fr.) Karst. syn. Collybia velutipes (Curt. ex Fr.) Kummer Samtfussrubling, Collybie a pied veloute, Velvet Shank, Enoki, Enokitake. Cap 2-10cm across, convex at first then flattened, tan-yellow darkening towards the centre, smooth and slimy. Stem 30-10 x 4-8mm, tough and cartilaginous, yellowish at apex, dark brown and densely velvety below. Flesh thin, concolorous. Taste and smell pleasant. Gills pale yellow. Spore print white.
Habitat in clusters on decaying deciduous trees, especially elm. Season late autumn to spring; can survive being frozen solid and on thawing produces more spores. Common. Edible and good. (Never eat any mushroom until you are certain it is edible as many are poisonous and some are deadly poisonous.)
Distribution, America and Europe (source R. Phillips).

During a mycological Excursion on February in the IJsselmeerpolders (the Netherlands), I have photographed some nice Mushrooms.

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