Cap: 3-12 cm, across, hemispherical to convex when young, later plane and often with an obtuse umbo, smooth surface, satiny, viscid, pink buff to dark pink buff, in center brick or dark brick colored, margin inrolled, clay buff, pink buff or pale salmon colored, later grooved-striate.
Hymenophore: lamellae are reddish beige when young, later cinnamon brown, broad, narrowly adnexed to almost free, edges whitish floccose.
Spore print: brown
Spore: elliptical with warts, 9,4-13 x (5,7)6-7,2(8) μm
Stem: 5-10 x 0,8-1,5 cm, cylindrical, base slightly bulbous, fragile, solid when young, when old hollow, white surface and longitudinally white-fibrillose, white-squamose toward the apex, browning when old.
Flesh: white, thick in the center, thin toward the margin, odor raphanoid, taste bitterish.
Habitat: usually gregarious on rich soil under broadleaved and coniferous trees, under beech and oak, also under linden, hazel, fir, spruce and rockrose, on calcareous soil, grows from summer to fall.