Europe, Eastern United States
Cap 6 cm; stem 7,5 cm tall * 1-3 cm diameter
A relatively small bolete with scarlet to raspberry red cap, reddish stem and and yellow pores, occurring largely with oak.
Cap scarlet to raspberry red when young, with a dry velvety texture. The extreme margin often has a pale yellow or white band around it, and it discolours darker, and dirtier with age. Pores small; pale yellow, and bruise slowly. Spores the spore print is olive. Stem slender and long. It is lemon yellow at the apex, but red elsewhere, and has a tendency to split or sheer vertically.
Similar species Hortiboletus Simonini.