Cap: 5-10 cm across, flattened convex with a shallow depression, sometimes with a small umbo, pale brown, with small flattened scales, thin and firm-fleshed at first but becoming soft and easily broken, margin incurved at first.
Hymenophore: lamellae are adnate to slightly decurrent, prolonged down the stem as short ridges, pale or later pink brown.
Spore print: whitish
Spore: wide elliptical, 7,2-8,9 x 5,8-7 μm, ornamet, with some warts and ribs, which are morely net-like connected.
Stem: 4-8 x 0,5-1,5 cm, cylindrical to slightly club-shaped, reddish-ochre or cinnamon to darkish brick, often powdery or finely downy.
Flesh: whitish, becoming hollow in stem, odor like Maggi, taste mild.
Habitat: in conifer woods on heaths and moors, at spruce and pine, also by birch, rarely by beech, grows from summer to fall.
Edibility: conditionally edible only if cooked