Cap: 3-10 cm across, first hemispherical, later convex, in dry dull, velvety and tomentose, in wet weak greasy, orange brown to orange yellow, with yellow stains, margin is down bent and inrolled.
Hymenophore: mouths are irregularly rounded angular, first yellow, then rust yellow to lemon yellow, tubes are same color, under pressure green blue, on stem little decurrent.
Spore print: olive
Spore: elliptic, smooth, 6,6-10,2 x 2,8-4,4 μm
Stem: 3-10 x 0,5-2,5 cm, cylindric, little eccentric, red brown to rust yellow, tomentose dotted, base is covered with yellow root mycel rests, full.
Flesh: lemon yellow, thick, soft, if cut over the tubes bluish and lighter, odor is pleasant, taste is pleasant and little sour.
Habitat: solitary or in groups on dead coniferous wood, on buried wood, on the base of stumps, grows from summer to fall.
Remarks: similar with Pulveroboletus hemichrysus, which cup is yellow and has bulbous stem.