Cap: 2-5 cm across, first hemispherical, later convex to plane, young white and smooth, later little fibrillose scaly, fibrils are mostly lilac to wine red, old discoloring ocher, margin is incurved for a long time, acute.
Hymenophore: lamellae are white, soon pink to gray pink, old purple brown, broad, almost free, edges are finely floccose.
Spore print: purple brown
Spore: oval, 4,4-5,6 x 3,1-3,9 μm
Stem: 4-5,5 x 0,5-0,8 cm, cylindric, toward the base bulbous to enlarged, young solid, old hollow, smooth and whitish to pale lilac above the annulus, below it smooth and white, from the base upward yellowing, annulus is thin and membranous, pendent, white, fugacious.
Flesh: white, little yellow if cut, thin, odor is pleasant, like anise or almonds, taste is mild.
Habitat: solitary to gregarious in coniferous forests or mixed conifer hardwood forests, at the edges of forests, among leaf and needle litter, grows from summer to fall.