Cap: 4 — 13 cm wide, hemispheric to convex when young, becoming plano-convex to plano-depressed in age, reddish or burnt-orange to pinkish melon to pastel-red sometimes yellowish, often remaining darker towards the disc, slightly appendiculate, the volva is distributed over the cap as thin pale yellowish to pale tannish warts, otherwise smooth, subviscid, margin becomes slightly to moderately striate in age. Flesh white, does not stain when cut or injured.
Gills: Free, crowded, moderately broad, creamy with a pale pinkish tint, and with a very floccose edge, abruptly truncate.
Stipe: 4 — 10.5 cm long x 1 — 2 cm wide, more or less equal or narrowing upwards and slightly flaring at the apex, pale yellow in the superior region, tannish white below, densely stuffed with a pith, the ring is fragile, white above and yellowish below, poorly formed or absent, the remnants of the universal veil on the vasal bulb as concentric rings are usually poorly or absent.
Spores: White in deposit, ellipsoid to elongate, infrequently broadly ellipsoid, rarely cylindric, in amyloid, (8.0) 9.4 — 12.7 (18.0) x (5.5) 6.5 — 8.5 (11.1)µm.