Laccaria ochropurpurea is a medium-size mycorrhizal mushroom. The cap and stem are grayish white. The cap is broadly convex with a central depression. The attached gills are purple and are close to nearly distant. It has a swollen base. It is a dry mushroom that is tough and fibrous. It produces a white spore print. The spiny spores were around 7 μm. According to Kuo, other pale-capped mushrooms with purple gills have rusty-brown spore prints.