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Boletus variipes Mushroom
Ref No: 7343
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Boletus variipes2 Mushroom
Ref No: 7344
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location: North America
edibility: Edible
fungus colour: White to cream
normal size: 5-15cm
cap type: Convex to shield shaped
stem type: Simple stem
spore colour: Olivaceous
habitat: Grows in woods, Grows on the ground

Boletus variipes Pk. Cap 6-10cm across, soon nearly flat; grayish tan to smoky buff; smooth, dry, often cracked when old. Tubes up to 3cm deep; white to pale yellow. Pores white to greenish yellow when mature. Stem 80-150x 10-35mm, equal to clavate; concolorous with cap or paler; surface with faint reticulations over apex, sometimes overall. Flesh firm; white. Odor mild, pleasant. Taste mild, pleasant. Spores subfusiform, 12-16(18) x 3.5-5.5.. Deposit olive-brown. Habitat often in large numbers in mixed woodlands, especially beech and oak. Found throughout northern and eastern North America. Season July-September. Edible-good.

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lIshia Robertson (United States) - 02 October 2015

i just found these done some reading on them, never came across these before. wOuld you just put them in the dehydration the same as vegetables?
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lIshia Robertson (United States) - 02 October 2015

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Edward Yost (United States) - 05 July 2013

B. longicurvipes or B. variipes. Found in Crofton, MD.
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Anna Torres (United States) - 26 November 2012

I found these on the lawn in South Carolina. I think they are Boletus variipes. Any comments? Thank you
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mike binegar (United States) - 06 July 2011

I am new to this, i have hunted morels for many years, but found these in my yard, As far as i can see they are some type of Bolete mushroom, are these safe to eat?
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