Cap: 5-9 cm across, first hemispherical, later convex to flattened, different color, from brownish to reddish brown, dry, velvety tomentose, slightly cracked.
Hymenophore: mouths are light to dotter yellow, pores are yellowish, later rust stained, wide, subglobose-square to square-elongated.
Spore print: olive brown
Spore: spindle shaped, (9)9,5-11,3(14,4) x 4-5 μm
Stem: 5-8 x 1-2 cm, bulbous, yellowish with brown elongated network, which is at the apex very clear.
Flesh: whitish, yellowish, soft, odor and taste mild.
Habitat: solitary to gregarious in conifer forests, especially at spruce, is not spread, grows from summer to fall.
Remarks: similar with Xerocomus subtomentosus, which apex is not net-like.