Cap 10-25 mm broad, rounded-conical to bell-shaped, glabrous, often radially wrinkled, not hygrophanous, whitish cream, often with a pale ochraceous center, becoming grayish white when wet. Gillss adnexed, becoming free, crowded, narrow, cinnamon. Stem 70-100 x 1-2 mm, equal above a bulbous base, fragile, minutely pruinose-striate, white. Spore Deposit rusty brown. Edibility: edible but not recommended.
Conocybe lactea, the Cone Head or Dunce Cap mushroom, with its distinctive conical, light-tan colored cap and cinnamon-colored gills is commonly seen on lawns in the early morning after warm, damp evenings. When the sun first peeks out, the fragile fruiting bodies dehydrate and collapse. Is: HA, KA, MO, OA.