Unexpanded Fruting Body25-30 mm broad, glabrous, white. ExpandedFruting Body 50-60 mm tall, apex expanding into a flattened disc from which arises 5-7 pairs of starfishlike arms; arms 25-35 x 3-6 mm, hollow, brittle, rugulose, upper surface pink to bright red, lower surface pink to white. Spore mass mucilaginous, olivaceous, located centrally on the disc and at the base of arms. Stem 20-30 mm broad, cylindrical, hollow, rugulose, white. Volva thick, gelatinous, white. Odor strongly fetid. Spore olive brown. Edibility: edible when young and unexpanded.