A small to medium sized infrequent Bolete found either solitary or in small groups under deciduous trees.
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Scarlet, convex, occasionally tinged vinaceous with age, cap slightly downy when young becoming dry, smooth and cracking with age.
Buff coloured, thick and soft, no change or a slight bluing above the tubes when cut or bruised
Pores are lemon-yellow, turning a greenish colour with age and occasionally bruising greenish. Tubes same colour as pores, depressed or adnate.
Brown or olive-green.
Pale yellow or buff covered with red fibrils in the lower two-thirds. No ring. The flesh in the stem is a buff colour, turning slightly blue when cut.