Cap 40-100 mm broad x 5-10 mm thick, semicircular to fan-shaped or irregular in outline, tough and woody, glabrous, wrinkled, deep orangish red, sometimes with white concentric zones, fading readily to orangish white in weathered specimens. Pores round, 3-4 per mm, deep red; tubes in a single layer, 1-2 mm long. Stem absent. Spore Deposit white. Edibility: edible but too tough to eat.