Habitat: Associated with Arbutus and Arctostaphylos.
Conservation Status: Not of concern
Edibility: Not considered edible.
Not considered edible.
Very large mushroom, up to 30 cm across and as tall. Cap sticky, domed, pitted, reddish brown. Pore surface off-white, ageing to olive-buff, bruising brown. Stem whitish with dark scales, large, solid, bruising blue at the base.