Cap 10 to 20 cm wide, convex becoming flat in age, and with a distinctive veil produced by the brown scales. Stalk (stipe) about same length as cap diameter and ending abruptly in a bulb. It has a ring with a single edge.
Shady places such as woods and hedgerows.
Most British records come from England where it is widespread but not common.
Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland.
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