Cap: 2-12 cm; fan- or shell-shaped; dry; finely velvety when young, becoming smooth with age; tan, yellow-brown, or orangish brown; the margin inrolled at first, often with a somewhat scalloped appearance.
Gills: Close; dull orangish; frequently forked, cross-veined, crimped, or corrugated, especially near the base.
Stem: Absent, or present only as a small lateral extension.
Flesh: Whitish or dirty yellowish.
Odor and Taste: Not distinctive.
Spore Print: Yellowish to yellowish brown or brownish.
Microscopic Features: Spores 4-6 × 3-4 µ; smooth; elliptical; frequently dextrinoid.