Closed pileus up to 5 x 4 mm, yellow-brown to orange-brown (Mu. 7.5 YR 4-5/6-8, 10 YR 7/6) at centre, distinctly paler towards margin (10 YR 7/2-8/1), with granular, dark brown (7.5 YR 4/6) flocks (spherocysts), up to 8(-11) mm in diam. when mature. Lamellae narrowly adnate, rather broad and distant, white, brown to blackish; L = 11-21, l = 0-3. Stipe 10-30 x 0.5-1.0 mm, white, somewhat vitreous, pubescent.
Habitat & distribution
Gregarious or subfasciculate. On large compost-heap on small chips of wood and on dead leaves. Rare. Known from France, Germany and the Netherlands.