Description: Medium sized agaric, fleshy, growing on
soil amongst grasses or very hard ground (foot paths).
Pileus:Convex to broadly convex, white, dry, partially
scruffy, splitting surface showing white flesh in some
areas, some velar remnants on cap margin; 60-75mm
diameter, 30mm height. Slight browning on cutting. Stipe: Fleshy and solid, short, tapering slightly
towards the base, with velar remnants forming a thin
ring; 18-25mm diameter, 18-35mm height. Gills: Free, crowded, initially pinkish changing to a
dark brown, l=3 Spore print: Purplish brown.
Microscopy: Pileipellis: Thin compact interwoven hyphae. Basidia: Mainly 2-spored, with few 3 spored and
occasional 4-spored, variable between specimens. Cheilocystidia: Absent - undifferentiated. Pleurocystidia: Absent. Spores: Elliptical to ovoid, smooth with central oil
drop, brown, without germ pore. L=6.6-9.5µm;
W=5.0-7.0µm; Q=1.16-1.54, Qm=1.32.