Flattened and domed circular convex red cap 8 cm diameter with white flecks on the surface, white gills. Height 6.5 cm cylindrical smooth white stem ~1.3 cm diameter, with white ring. Scale: 10p coin ~2.5 cm.
Skipwith Common, North Yorkshire. Wooded area in northern part of the common, mainly comprising silver birch. Specimen located growing in soil [ground layer: moss/leaf litter] on the side of a ditch near silver birch trees and close by the boundary of the common with agricultural land. Several similar fungi in vicinity.