Description: Solitary to scattered, small waxy caps,
on calcareous soil with leaf litter under Olive trees. Pileus: Flat with low umbo, fibrillose, dark red to
black in the older specimens, dry, splitting irregularly
at the margins; 22-24mm. Stipe: Straight, yellowish-red in one specimen,
blanched in another but blackening with age, dry;
3-4mm diameter, 15-26mm height. Gills: Free to emarginate, brownish in the young
specimen but tinged violet with black edge in the
older specimens, medium crowded to distant, thick. Smell: Unpleasant.
Microscopy: Pileipellis: Interwoven filamentous hyphae, with a
lower layer of inflated hyphae. Basidia: 2-spored. Gill trama: Regular. Cheilocystidia: Absent. Pleurocystidia: Absent. Spores: Ellipsoid, hyaline, inamyloid, rough;
9.8-13.0µm x 6.5-10.0µm, Q=1.21-1.73, Qm=1.43.