The spores are elliptical.
The cap is 6 to 17.5 mm across, is rough with warts which sometimes fall away leaving the cap smooth, whitish, and sometimes has some brown. The gills are free and rounded behind. Pale cream to pinkish buff.
The stem is 6 to 17 mm long, thick, white, bulbous, and sometimes weighs a pound. Solid white floccose, particularly where one would expect to find a ring. Ring present but difficult to distinguish because of the floccose texture. The veil is large and sometimes adhere to the margin of the cap.
This mushroom is common and is found growing in rings on grasslands near pine trees.