Cap: 1,5-8 cm across, hemispherical to convex, later expanded, sometimes umbonate, viscid to greasy, later dry, hygrophanous, young pale cream, in center pale pinkish buff, later grayish buff, old and wet in center clay buff to dark, margin is first decurved, later flexible or irregularly.
Hymenophore: lamellae are clay buff to cinnamon, adnate to almost free, broad to very broad, distant, edge is concolorous, without droplets.
Spore print: brown
Spore: broadly amygdaliform to citriform, strongly verrucose, 7-14 x 4,7-8,2 μm
Stem: 1,3-7 x 0,2-0,8 cm, cylindric, base is tapering, hardly rooting, fibrillose, not distinctly pruinose, whitish to pale cream, on base discoloring clay buff to dark.
Flesh: in cup if wet clay buff, in stem whitish, from the base discoloring clay buff and darker, odor is strong sweet, taste is aromatic or little bitter.
Habitat: in gardens, parks and forests, on rich soil, under broadleaved trees, like oak, beech, hornbeam, linden, poplar, willow, birch, grows from summer to fall.