Being a decomposer, Conocybe filaris likes to grow in soil that contains plenty of dead wood. Conocybe filaris, is often found on the edges of forests where there is plenty of downed wood to grow on. This fungi can also be found in piles of mulch or wood chips and in grassy yards where the soil is moist. (9). This organism fruits from late fall to mid-winter. (9).

Conocybe filaris, is found world wide, anywhere there is moist soil with plenty of dead wood for it to feed on.

Conocybe filaris growing on some dead wood
Conocybe filaris. Photo by Auweia, used with permission. Photo taken on 12/15/06 in San Francisco, CA.

In the picture above, the mushroom of Conocybe filaris is seen growing on, or near, a piece of wood.