Boletus projectellus Murr. syn. Boletellus projectellus (Murr.) Singer Cap 4-15cm across, convex; dark cinnamon to yellow-brown or reddish bay with age; dry, subtomentose, squamulose, and slightly cracking. Tubes pale creamy olive. Pores rather large (1-2mm), pale cream to yellowish olive. Stem 60-110 x 10-30mm, equal to slightly clavate; reddish buff to vinaceous buff with deep, coarse reticulum from top to bottom. Flesh firm; pallid to pale vinaceous. Odor pleasant. Taste acidic. Spores long ovoid, 18-33 x 7.5-10µ. Deposit olive. Habitat under pine. Locally common. Found throughout the eastern United States, west to Michigan. Season August-September. Edible.