9 November 2020 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin.
Convex, then flattened, usually with a distinct central bump, often with translucent radial lines at the margin, surface sometimes slippery, brown to reddish brown, margin pale, to about 5 cm across
Decurrent, often with veins between the gills, whitish to pale brown
Equal or slightly broader at the apex, surface dry, fibrous, to about 7mm wide and 5 cm high
Grey brown, thin
Spores ellipsoidal or oblong, smooth (7.5-9) x (5.5-6) µm2
Unknown, but should not be collected due to rarity
Spores in Congo Red solution viewed with a x100 immersion objective. 9 November 2020 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin.
October 2001 Berkshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin.
16 October 2008 Sussex. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin.