Distribution: Coastal Pacific Coast, from British Columbia to California
Habitat: Conifer forests, on or near rotting wood
Conservation Status: Review Group 1 in Washington (WANHP)
Characterized by its small to medium fruitbodies with a viscid pale grayish cap, white to pale yellowish spores and gills, white stipe, and acrid taste. It occurs singly or in small groups in conifer forests, often on or near rotting wood.