Cap: 7-12(16)cm across, first convex, cushion-shaped, later spreaded to weak infundibuliform or also circle-shaped, dull, fine pressed against margin, radial fiber scaled, center is often with big and flaked scales from the rest of universal velum, hazelnut brown to reddish brown, margin is long rolled and sharp.
Hymenophore: whitish to creamy, narrow, solitary forked, on stem decurrent, edges are smooth and partially brownish.
Spore print: white
Spore: spindle-elliptic, 8,1-15,1 x 4,5-6,4 μm
Stem: 5-10 x 2,5-5 cm, cylindric to conic, also bulbous, smooth to transversely banded, whitish to creamy, upper half with rising membranous ring, under it with second ring zone which is with the stem grown, full, rigid.
Flesh: white, thick, compact, odor farinaceous, taste mild and after some time bitter, farinaceous to cucumber-like.
Habitat: solitary to gregarious in alpine pastures, in open grassy spruce forests, as mycorrhizae with spruce on calk, grows from summer to fall.