- fruiting body is is up to 15cm wide, ear-shaped, rubbery, orange-brown to muddy red/brown.
- upper surface is smooth, possibly with ribbing on the underside.
- flesh dries tough and hard.
- grows in groups on conifers and logs, sometimes including hardwoods.
- appears in early spring, sumer and fall.
- flavour is mild with no odor; cook before eating.