Velvety yellow-orange fruitbodies, with
caps that become vase-shaped, narrow, bright orange forked gills. Probably
saprotrophic (although in the Boletales,
which are mostly mycorrhizal).
Some authors describe it as edible, but
of poor flavor, others say it is poisonous. Some who have eaten it have had
digestive upsets. It is eaten in Mexico after grilling over charcoal or
boiling. Called “Iguana lard”.