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King bolete

Boletus edulis

Description:

Large red brown mushroom with sponge like gill tubes

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4 Comments

KarenSaxton
KarenSaxton 9 years ago

I have a friend who goes for both of those, but honestly, I can't remember the time of year he goes out. I was thinking a touch later for matsutake. Everything is late this year. Friend of mine who collects commercially said they chanterelles are finally up to commercial quantities. I know we're just now getting quantities that match to last August

shebebusynow
shebebusynow 9 years ago

After all the heavy rain we've gotten this week farther north, then mild temperatures, maybe there will be more of a variety coming up. Talked to a Michigan man in Coos Bay last week who comes every year looking for edulis and matsutake & he'd found very little of either one this year. So far.

KarenSaxton
KarenSaxton 9 years ago

They've been up for awhile, but really sporadic this year. I'm thinking hedgehogs may come early, depending on what the rest of this month looks like

shebebusynow
shebebusynow 9 years ago

Ho, so they're up! I'll go out and look now. Saw only chanterelles and lobster mushrooms so far.

KarenSaxton
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Oregon, USA

Spotted on Oct 13, 2011
Submitted on Oct 13, 2011

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