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Present in region - Origin uncertain

Article: Massee, G.E. (1899) [1898]. The fungus flora of New Zealand. Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute 31: 282–349 Wellington:.
Description: Pileus campanulate, then expanded, umbonate, entirely covered with innate downy squamules, dark bluish-grey, sometimes with a tinge of brown, 5-8 cm. across; flesh soft, thick at the disc, elsewhere thin, soft; gills adnexed and cut out behind or sinuate, with a minute decurrent tooth, 4 mm. or more broad, greyish-white, margin crenulate or slightly irregular; spores subglobose, 5-6 mm. diameter; stem 2.5-7 cm. high; 1-1.5 cm. thick, almost equal, adpressedly fibrillose, whitish, stuffed.
Habitat: In woods, on the ground.
Distribution: New Zealand. Europe.
Notes: Solitary or caespitose, almost without smell, sometimes large and with the pileus wavy and fibrillosely squamulose, sometimes small and regular in form; pileus papillate and also squamulosely punctate. Pileus grey, bluish, fuscous, &c.