Kidney shaped or shell shaped, surface smooth to finely downy, lobed, margin often notched, whitish to pale brown, to about 20mm across, but often less. Gills fairly distant, whitish then pinkish brown.
There are other Crepidotus species that look identical and which can only be separated microscopically.
On twigs and branches, usually from deciduous trees.
Autumn to winter.
Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.
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