Cap: 3-9 cm across, almost hemispherical, later convex to flattened, old funnel-shaped, flat to slightly undulating surface, dull, fine velvety to leathery, deep grey to ocher brown, mostly one colored, margin incurved and smooth.
Hymenophore: young cream, later yellow, broad, decurrent, many forked.
Spore print: ocher
Spore: broad elliptic to subglobose, 6,8-8,6 x 6,4-7,3 μm, ornament, with individual warts and ribs, which are net like connected.
Stem: 3-7 x 0,8-1,5 cm, cylindrical, when young full, later hollow, smooth surface, pale grey brown, with olive tint, on the base and on top little lighter.
Flesh: white, if cut after several minutes orange to pink, odor uncharacteristic, taste mild. Milk: white, doesnt change if is not exposed to flesh, mild to little bitter.
Habitat: usually gregarious in deciduous and mixed forests, especially by beech, rarely by spruce, in moderately moist, rich soils. Common, but not often. Summer-fall.