These mushrooms have an orange-brown colouration, the cap with a depression or funnel-shaped.
They are seen late summer to autumn, in damp broadleaved woodland, and associated with birch trees, but not exclusively. Common and widespread.
Photograph of Birch Milkcap (Lactarius tabidus) taken August 2010, local common, Staffordshire. © Pete Hillman 2010. Camera used Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ38.