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- n. A type of fruiting body produced by certain fungus species in the order Boletales; includes several species of mushrooms that are considered delicious.
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- n. any fungus of the family Boletaceae.
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- n. any fungus of the family Boletaceae
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I often find the purple bolete, which is classed among the dangerous varieties.
Spongiforma squarepantsii, a new species of gasteroid bolete from Borneo.
Did yu luk for steinpilz aka porcini or bolete, too? blonde in bloo says:
She has graciously repaid me with wild harvested bolete mushrooms.
I love all good mushrooms but by far my favorite is the king bolete, Boletus edulis.
And the gorgeous big bolete I found, I suspect it's poisonous too-I think it's a "boletus satanas"!
He stripped the bark off an elm sapling and chewed it and then ate the cap to a ruby-colored bolete as big across as a frying pan.
As for the second half of the bolete, the half which I did not colonize with vermin, it remains compact, the same as it was at the start, except that its appearance is a little withered by evaporation.
The other half receives on the pores of its undersurface a couple of dozen maggots taken from a second bolete in full process of decomposition.
I made the attempt with the edible bolete (Boletus edulis, BULL.), the famous cepe of our kitchens, so highly esteemed for its flavor.