Cap: 2,5-5 cm across, young convex, later flattened and dented in the center, usually funnel shaped, mostly with small hump, smooth surface, one color, margin inrolled and smooth.
Hymenophore: lamellae are young cream with reddish tint, later reddish brown, broad, some forked.
Spore print: pale yellow
Spore: globose to subglobose, 6,1-7,8 x 5,8-7,1 μm, ornament, from multiple warts and ribs, which are partially net like connected.
Stem: 2,5-4 x 0,5-0,8 cm, cylindrical, hollow, when young pink brown surface, white frosted, later reddish brown.
Flesh: ocher with reddish tint, under the cupp skin dark redbrown, odor fresh, uncharacteristically, when drying intrusive odor, taste mild, pleasant.
Milk: white, unchangeable, mild to slightly bitter.
Habitat: usually gregarious in coniferous and mixed forests, on acidic soils, by spruce, grows from summer to fall.
Remarks: similar with Lactarius rufus, which has also acrid taste, and Lactarius badiosanguineus, that has mild and bitter taste, and is if cut yellowing.