King Bolete Mushroom
Boletus edulis
Boletaceae (Tube) Mushroom Family
 
King Bolete Mushroom is 3-10 inches wide and 4-7 inches tall.  The cap is pale brown to reddish brown with a white underside that turns greenish-yellow or rust colored with age. The underside of the cap has tube openings instead of gills. The stem is bulbous, white near the top, and reddish-brown below with net-like ridges. Its preferred habitat is under pine trees.



 

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