Cap: 5-10 cm across, hemispherical when young, later plano pulvinate, surface finely tomentose, olive brown to olive yellow, often aerolate when old and dry, margin sometimes projecting beyond the pores.
Hymenophore: mouths gold yellow, olive yellow when old, not or slightly bluing when bruised, large and angular especially near the stem, somewhat tubes notched and sometimes decurrent by thin ridges.
Spore print: olive brown
Spore: fusiform, 10,5-15,2 x 4-5,2 μm
Stem: 5-8 x 1-2 cm, cylindric, sometimes bent and somewhat thickened toward the base, surface yellow to yellow-brownish, longitudinally fibrillose to longitudinally grooved, longitudinally brownish to red-brownish punctate, sometimes with the sugestion of a net, solid, firm.
Flesh: whitish to yellowish, thick, not or scarcely bluing when cut, odor pleasant, taste little sourish.
Habitat: in hardwood and coniferous forests on soil, on path embankments, grows from summer to fall.