Boletus elegans

Category Mushrooms

Fleshy, convex and yellow viscous cap.

Almost decurrent tubes on top of the stipe, they are yellow with small pores.

Filled pedicel, slightly wider on its base, fleshy, yellow on its upper part, brown on the lower one and under the ring, which is white, pieces of it are attached to the cap border. The mycelium forms mycorrhiza with the roots of certain trees.

Soft, yellow, sweet and tasty flesh. It’s a great food.

The boletus family is very large. They are fungi sometimes not appreciated because of their look but all of them, except when BoletusGranulatus and Boletus Satanas are edible.

They spawn at the start of spring, under larches.