Habitat: Hardwoods and hemlock
Conservation Status: Not of concern
Cap: 2.5-13 cm wide, convex when young becoming broadly convex-umbonate; surface dry, densely matted-fibrillose over the center; whitish with scattered tan squamules that become less distinct and lighter in color toward the whitish margin; margin incurved at first, becoming uplifted and wavy. Flesh: moderately thick; white or watery gray; odor and taste farinaceous. Gills: sinuate, close, moderately broad; white when young, becoming pale ivory buff, not discoloring; edges entire; with numerous lamellulae. Stalk: 3-10 cm long, 7-25 mm thick, equal or slightly clavate, sometimes slightly bulbous, solid; surface silky-fibrillose; light buff overall, becoming dingy buff over the lower half or overall in age.
Sources: Bessette, Alan E., Arleen R. Bessette, William C. Roody, and Steven A. Trudell. Trichoolomas of North America. Austin, University of Texan Press, 2013.