This family contains numerous small to medium-sized fungi. They have in common that they are commonly found growing from dead wood or garden mulch.
It's a genus that’s variable in size, from small to large, fleshy mushrooms that are some shade of orange or golden yellow. Some species have tints or patches of other colours, or have tiny differently coloured scales. Always on wood (saprobic), cap dry, finely felted, gills covered with a veil when young, often the remains of the veil forming a ring on the central stalk. They frequently grow in groups. Spore print is orange, rusty orange, or bright rusty brown.