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October 2004 Surrey. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin
Convex, then expanding with a broad central bump, finely scaly, grey to grey brown, to about 5 cm across
Equal, scaly, with a prominent ring, white
Late summer to autumn
In deciduous woods, associated with willow
Spores ellipsoidal, smooth (4.5-6) x (2.5-3.5) µm2
This fungus is distinguished from other Tricholoma species by presence of a ring