- Cap at first brown, campanulate, smooth and almost shiny; becoming flat with an umbo, faded to tan and dull; up to 2" across but usually only 1- 1 1/2"
Gills white at first, becoming concolorous with cap, adnexed
Stem easy to snap when the cap is still campanulate, becoming very tough and flexible: pull on the stem and the whole thing comes right out of the ground with a sparse tuft of substrate attached
In grass, often in fairy rings
- Cap up to 2" across; sometimes with a greyish or pinkish tinge, gills likewise; margin irregular
Stalk often acentric
Growing in grass in fields rather than in woods