Pileus up to 6 x 4 mm when still closed, up to c. 10 mm when expanded, first ellipsoid, cylindric-ellipsoid, grey-brown at centre beneath the whitish to silvery grey veil, paler to margin, expanding to conical, then to convex or applanate, finally plano-concave with revolute margin. Veil whitish to pale (silvery) grey, radially splitting up into hairy to fibrillose, often pointed and adpressed or - especially at centre - recurved flocks, the tips becoming brown on drying. Lamellae, L = c. 30, l = 1-3(-5), free, narrow, rather crowded, first white, soon greyish brown to blackish. Stipe 20-50 x 0.5-1 mm, whitish, somewhat tapering towards apex, up to 1.5 mm wide at clavate base, hollow, minute hairy flocculose, particularly densely at lower part, becoming glabrous with age. Base often somewhat rooting.
Habitat & distribution
Growing solitary in small groups or fasciculate on pure dung or mixed dung. Rather rare but wide-spread in Europe.