1 November 2007 Bedfordshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin.
Convex, then flattened, smooth, margin sometimes furrowed, scarlet or cherry red, to about 10 cm across
Adnexed to free, whitish to pale cream
Club shaped, white
Firm, brittle, white
Summer to autumn
On acid soil with pines or spruce
Spores sub-spherical, warty and decorated with an incomplete network (7.5-10) x (6.5-8.5) µm2