This medium to large bolete has a brown cap, chrome-yellow pores, and yellowish stem.
is a tawny brown; convex or bun-shaped, it is at first downy, becoming smooth and sometimes cracking. Flesh is white or pallid yellow, with a faint brownish zone beneath the cap cuticle; it is unchanging, thick and soft. Stem
is a pallid cap color, sometimes with a brick-red tinge; it is slender and slightly bulbous. Ring is absent. Flesh is similarly colored as thecap but browner.
Boletus chrysenteron has a reddish brown cap that cracks to reveal a red underlayer. Boletus pruinatus is smaller.
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