Strigillose, strigose, beset with stout and appressed, stiff or rigid bristles.
Differs from C. bulbillosus in squamulose pileus and strigose bulb.
The stem is slender, and the rim of the cup is beset with long, strigose hairs.
M. gypsea differs in decurrent tooth of gills, and strigose base of stem.
Differs from N. hirtipes in larger size, fibrillose stem, downy, not strigose at base.
The stem is long and slender, rather woolly; the rim of the cap is fringed with long, strigose hairs.