Unexpanded basidiome epigeous, 1.0–1.2 x 2.1–2.3 cm, ovoid, white, dehiscence irregular. Expanded basidiome 6.0–8.2 cm high x 0.4–0.6 cm in diam., pseudostipe simple, fusiform, spongy, hollow, whitish pinkish, surface reticulate, slightly viscid. Volva sacculiform, gelatinous, white, with long, whitish rhizomorphs attached at the base. Fertile portion of the receptaculum 1.5–2.0 cm high, well-defined, tapered, reddish. Gleba viscous, olivaceous, odor fetid. Basidiospores 4.0–5.0 x 1.0–1.5 mm, cylindrical, hyaline, smooth, walls slightly thick.
This species is not frequently collected, but occurs in several countries from tropical and subtropical America. We, thus, suggest this species to be categorized as Least Concern (LC).
Known from tropical and subtropical America (10 countries).
There are 24 records of this species in GBIF, most of them from Brazil (10) and Mexico (6).
Growing on soil. Not many records from Brazil, but the species is not rare. In Brazil, the species is found in Atlantic Forest and Caatinga.
In Brazil, this species is found in the Atlantic Forest, a hotspot, and Caatinga (threatened with desertification).
Reports in Brazil are from protected area.
More collections of the species.