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Heimiomyces velutipes

Kingdom:  Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order:  Agaricales
Family:  Mycenaceae
Genus:  Heimiomyces
Species:  Heimiomyces velutipes
Binominal name: Heimiomyces velutipes
Synonyms:  Collybia neovelutipes, Crinipellis velutipes, Heimiomyces neovelutipes, Heimiomyces velutipes, Xeromphalina tenuipes.

Heimiomyces velutipes is an indigenous, non endemic, orange mushroom that is a member the order Agaricales (Gilled Mushrooms). It grows on decaying fallen logs.

Photographed January in the Uriti area, North Taranaki.