Cup: 1,5-5,5 cm across, hemispherical to conical or campanulate when young, later convex to plane, with or without a low umbo, smooth, viscid, not hygrophanous, in age sometimes becoming water gray in patches, white to pale cream, in center cream or tinged pinkish buff, margin is velutinous.
Hymenium: lamellae are pale, later clay brown, with or without small drops leaving brown spots, deep emarginate or almost free, crowded, broad, edge is uneven.
Sporée déposée: brown
Spores: amygdaliformed to narrow citriform, 9,2-12,6 x 4,7-6,8 μm
Pied: 2,5-8 x 0,3-0,8 cm, cylindrical, base is weakly bulbous, on top densely flocculose, downwards are flocks more scattered, often fragile, white, occasionally discoloring to brown yellow and finally in age sordid brown from base.
Chair: whitish, in lower part of stem discoloring, in stem hollow, odor is radish like, sometimes sweetish, taste is radish like, mild or little bitter.
Habitat: in moist places, common under linden, beech, hazel, birch, oak, in deciduous forests, grows from late summer to fall.