Sinuate, with margin alternately bowed inwards and outwards, 55.
The bill, which is short, hooked and with sinuate cutting edges, is used for tearing the flesh of its victim into shreds.
Gills typically free, often remote, not sinuate or decurrent.
Gills adnate or sinuate; spores brownish purple, sometimes intense purple, almost black.
In one species at least (C. laccata, by some placed in the genus Laccaria) the gills are often strongly notched or sinuate.
In the genus Collybia the annulus and volva are both wanting, the spores are white, the gills are free or notched, or sinuate.
The gills are broad, rather distant, sinuate, white or nearly so.
The gills are adnate, or sinuate, rarely decurrent, and in one species they are free.
The gills are notched (sinuate) at the stem, or adnate, sometimes slightly decurrent, crowded.
The cap has the margin incurved, the gills have a tooth (sinuate), and are adnexed to the stem.