Cap: 6-10 cm across, young hemispherical, later convex and plane, usually curly, smooth surface, dull, radially fibrous, pale ocher to grey ocher, margin inrolled.
Hymenophore: lamellae are young pale yellow, later cream yellow to pink yellow and pink brown, broad, free, notched.
Spore print: orange brown
Spore: 5-6 angled, 8,2-10,7 x 6,4-10 μm
Stem: 5-12 x 1,2-2,5 cm, cylindrical, stuffed up, to pithy hollow, rigid, slightly thickened to slightly bulbous at the base, smooth surface, creamy longitudinally fibrous, when old grey brownish.
Flesh: white, in the middle thick, against edge thin, odor and taste farinaceous.
Habitat: solitary to gregarious in hardwood forests, especially under beech and oak, on fresh soils, grows from late summer to fall.