Eating notes: Poisonous if eaten raw or not fully cooked.
Preserving: Can be dried.
Cap: 10-20cm Mid-brown, paler at the very edge. Initially hemispherical and slightly velvety. Later slightly convex with a kid-leather texture.
Stem: Yellowish base-colour, densely covered tiny red dots.
Tubes: Yellow green. Bruising blue.
Pores: Small round and red. Bruising strongly blue.
Flesh: Lemon-yellow. Flushing rapidly and strongly blue-black.
Habitat: On the ground in mixed woodland.