Domed brown convex cap 5 cm diameter, underside pale brown pores. Height 7 cm, stem was mottled brown, cylindrical but tapering slightly towards the apex; 2 cm diameter at base, 1.5 cm diameter at cap. Scale 10p coin ~2.5 cm diameter.
Specimen located on a sandy soil bank [ground layer earth/grass/brambles/moss] in verge of sandy track. Birch trees and lake nearby, specimen located in more open, sandy soil, scrubby, "woodland" habitat within the reserve.