Cap: 1,5-5,5 cm across, first obtuse conical to hemispherical, later convex to plane and usually obtuse umbonate, finely tomentose if dry, if wet lubricous, cream beige to ocher or yellow brown, sometimes also with a flesh tint, in center often sometimes darker, margin is incurved for a long time, even, acute, without velar remnants.
Hymenophore: lamellae are first redish beige, later gray to cinnamon brown, broad, narrow attached, edges are white ciliate.
Spore print: umber brown
Spore: elliptic to amygdaliform, moderately verrucose, 11-13,5 x 5,9-7,5 μm
Stem: 2,5-4,5 x 0,4-0,8 cm, cylindric, flexible, solid, old hollow, young whitish, later little browning toward the base, apex is white powdered, longitudinally fibrillose floccose below.
Flesh: whitish, in center thick, against margin thin, odor is weakly fruity to raphanoid, taste is bitter.
Habitat: solitary to gregarious under hardwoods and conifers or shrumbs in open, warm habitats, under willow, poplar or oak, grows from late summer to fall.