They are known for their fantastic flavour and texture. They are also popular as Phoenix mushroom which has a sweet and musty flavour. When this mushroom is rehydrated, they begin to produce spores again due to presence of mycose. It has small in size with a cap 2-3 cm diameter that has attached with thin stems. The caps are slightly convex with an enrolled margin when they are young, and become more flat shape with age. The color range of the caps is golden brown to light tan. The white gills are not connected with stem and it has white spores. The stem is thick, dense and slightly fibrous.