Cap: 4-7 cm across, young flatconvex, soon flattened, indented in the center, old funnel-shaped, smooth to radially veined surface, white to cream, also ocher with reddish tint, margin smooth and sharp.
Hymenophore: young white, later cream to ocher yellow, with pink tint, broad, decurrent, many forked.
Spore print: pale yellow
Spore: subglobose to elliptic, 5,8-8,1 x 5,1-6,6 μm, ornament, from few ribs and warts, which are almost completely net like connected.
Stem: 2,5-4 x 0,8-1,5 cm, cylindrical, slightly tapered on the base, first full, later hollow, smooth to longitudinally veined surface, young white.
Flesh: light cream, unchangeable if cut, odor fruity, taste acrid.
Milk: white, unchangeable, acrid.
Habitat: solitary or grouped in hardwood and mixed forests, at beech, less at oak and chestnut, on warm locations, grows in summer.
Remarks: similar with Lactarius acerrimus, which has darker spore print.