Cap: 3-6 cm across, convex, later expanded and plane, sometimes irregularly undulating, smooth surface, lubricous, viscid, yellow-to honey brown, darker toward the center, margin paler, acute and even or faintly striate, cuticle gelationous.
Hymenophore: lamellae are whitish when young, then pale brown, broad, adnate to slightly notched, sometimes anastomosing, smooth edges.
Spore print: white
Spore: elliptical, 6-9 x 3-4 μm
Stem: 3-7 x 0,4-0,6 cm, cylindric, somewhat widened at the apex, brownish to black, apex yellowish, entirely velutinous, sometimes strigose toward the base, fibrous, solid, later hollow.
Flesh: mild, soft, yellowish, odor pleasant, taste mild.
Habitat: on dead wood of broadleaved trees, sometimes also on living but damaged trees, at willow, beech and alder, grows from october till april.
Remarks: one of the rare mushrooms that grows at this time of the year, excessive consumption of these mushrooms is harmful.