The cap and stalk
5 - 15 cm
Scientific name: Agaricus phaeolepidotus (F.H. Møller) F.H. Møller 1952
Synonyms: Species Fungorum 06.12.2015:
Agaricus phaeolepidotus var. minimus Raithelh. 1974
Agaricus phaeolepidotus var. phaeolepidotus (F.H. Møller) F.H. Møller 1952
Psalliota phaeolepidota F.H. Møller 1952
Habit of Growth: Saprotroph
Protection: Mushroom is not protected
Cap: 5-10 cm across, first campanulate, later spread, often with a bump, satin and smooth, on whitish to creamy surface covered with brownish scales, which are in the middle very tight, against the margin rarely, margin is dark brownish and hung, later glabrous.
Hymenophore: first gentle pink, soon pink, when old chocolate brown, thin and tight, free on stem.
Spore print: purple brown
Spore: elliptic, 4,1-6,4 x 3-3,6 μm
Stem: 6-11 x 0,5-1,2 cm, cylindrical, base bulbous, whitish and later brownish, with hanging thin ring, which is on the under side brownish margined, weak yellowish and on the base flesh reddish colored, later brown blackish.
Flesh: whitish, solid, little yellowish, odor karbol like, taste mild.
Habitat: gregarious in conifer and mixed forests, under shrubs, is rare, grows from summer to fall.