The specimens resembled pear-shaped puffball mushrooms (no gills) and grew in compact clumps. When fresh, the mushrooms measured 10-20 mm in diameter, and were between 25-50 mm long. The colour of the puffball top surface was light beige to brown while the stalk was a white to tan colour. Puffballs were at varying stages of development: younger mushrooms had a firm, white, fleshy interior, and as the mushroom matured, a gleba was formed to produce olivaceous spores. The mature mushrooms were sticky when sliced in half and the spores were powdery and furry looking. It is worth noting that all mushrooms, regardless of maturity, had a white fleshy subgleba, and the gleba only differed between young and mature specimens. The hyphae were white, thick, and cord-like. The outside surface of the mushrooms had a faintly sandpaper-like texture, with very small projections on the surface to give it a gritty feeling, and a powdery residue was left on the fingers after handling. The underside was speckled. No changes in colour were observed when the mushroom was cut or damaged. The mushrooms smelled mild and earthy when fresh but had a chicken/meaty aroma when dried. The flesh was easy to break or tear but was not fragile.