Northern Bushcraft

King Bolete

  • cap is up to 35 cm broad, convex, reddish to yellowish brown, smooth but often uneven.
  • underside of cap consists of pores that are initially whitish, then olive in age.
  • flesh is white; flesh and pores do not discolor when bruised.
  • stem is white or slightly brownish, variable in shape, and is marked by a fine, white fishnet pattern that extends down from the top of the stem.
  • partial veil is absent.
  • grows singly or as many in conifer and hardwood stands.
  • appears in spring, summer and fall.
  • has a mild and pleasant taste with no odor; cook before eating.
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