This smallish agaric has a greasy cap with dark brown centre and paler margin, clay gills and pale stem with ring. It grows solitary or in small groups on soil, with conifers, less frequently with broad-leaf trees on late summer to autumn.
dry, or slightly greasy, gray-brown, darker chocolate-brown toward center with pallid whitish margin decorated with fibrous velar remnants when young. Gills
notched, medium spaced and pale brown coloured. Spores
are rust colored. Flesh
brownish, firm and stuffed. Stem
pallid buff, becoming tinged brown with age, more or less equal, sometimes with a faint or more prominent ring zone.
on the MushroomExpert.Com Web site.