Cap: 10-20cm red with white warty scales. Convexed at first later flat.
Gills: White, free, crowded and broad.
Stem: White with a large hanging ring and bulbous base.
Flesh: White and firm
Habitat: In groups on the ground. Associated with particularly with birch but also found with other trees (both broad leaf and connifers).
Frequency: Very Common
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