Cap: 8-25 cm across, first hemispherical, later flat cushion-shaped, irregularly wavy and bumped, smooth, satin dull to weakly shiny, finely pressed tomentose, weak sticky, whitish creamy with light brownish spots, against margin partially pink tinged, margin is sharp and irregularly wavy.
Hymenophore: yellow, later red, against cup margin orange red, pores are yellow to olive green.
Spore print: olive brown
Spore: spindle elliptic, thick walled and with drops, 12-14,8 x 5,5-6,5 μm
Stem: 5-12 x 5-10 cm, bulbous belly, apex is gold yellow and with light yellow to reddish net, under it karmine red and also light yellow to reddish net-like, flesh is on the apex yellowish, otherwise pale and quickly bluish.
Flesh: pithy, later spongy, light yellow, if cut quickly bluish, odor unpleasant, taste mild.
Habitat: solitary to gregarious in conifer forests on calcareous soils, by beech and oak, grows from summer to fall.
Remarks: similar with other Boletus which have also red hymenophore.