Cup: 1-2 cm across, hemispherical, surface is whitish and farinose, soon, browning and covered with cinnamon colored powder, also entire surface braking up into brown chlamydospores, margin is inrolled for a long time.
Hymenium: lamellae are pale whitish, sometimes rudimentary or completely lacking, thickish, distant.
Sporée déposée: white
Spores: Basidiospores are elliptic, chlamydospores are strongly verrucose to bluntly spinose, oval to subglobose, light brownish, 3,2-5,8 x 2-4,2 μm
Pied: 1-3 x 0,3-0,5 cm, cylindric, bent, whitish cottony, brownish in age, soon hollow.
Chair: whitish cream, odor and taste are farinaceous.
Habitat: grouped to clustered in forests, on dead mushrooms of the genera Russula and Lactarius, grows from late summer to fall.
Remarques: similar with Asterophora parasitica, which doesnt produce brown powder and has well formed lamellae.