Description of rooting boletus

Rooted boletus is an inedible species of boletus that grows in coniferous and deciduous forests. He prefers acidic and sandy soils. It is not eaten, because it has a bitter taste, which cannot be eliminated even after prolonged heat treatment. The rooted species bears fruit from July to October.

Description of rooting boletus

Mushroom species

Borovik has many edible and inedible species, among which there are white, fine, bronze, beautiful-legged and other varieties. As a rooting, or whitish, mushroom, so beautiful and beautiful species belong to inedible.

White mushroom is edible. The color of the hat matches the name, but may be dark. Its diameter reaches 26 cm, the upper part is dry and velvety to the touch. The pulp is light and dense, does not change color and has no smell. Leg up to 18 cm long, has a cylindrical shape. Spore powder is brown-olive.

Bronze - edible. The pulp softens with age, has a uniform structure, darkens noticeably on the cut, has a weak taste and aroma. Leg height is small. Semi-white on the cut color does not change. Reducer has a smell of carbolic acid. In diameter, it grows to 22 cm, the shape varies from round and convex to flat and rising.

Borovik beautiful - inedible. The diameter of the cap reaches from 8 to 30 cm, its shape is hemispherical, the surface is woolly. Color varies from red to brown-olive. The flesh is yellowish, noticeably turns blue on the cut. Leg height - up to 15 cm, diameter - up to 7 cm. The leg is rough to the touch, the base is covered with a small pile. This mushroom is used in cooking for pickling.

Beautiful-legged is an inedible mushroom. It has a light brown or brownish-olive upper part, a wrinkled structure, a wavy edge. The pulp is light and dense, turns blue when damaged. The tubules on the bottom surface are yellow; on the cut, they acquire a blue color. Leg length - up to 15 cm. Inedible reducer grows on soils with high acidity, its upper part reaches 16 cm, the shape resembles half a ball, but changes with age. The integumentary tissue is different to the touch. Its color is brownish-olive or brownish-gray. The leg is dense, acquires a red tint to the base.

Borovik has many edible and inedible species.

Borovik wolf, or false satanic, is characterized by a hat with a diameter of 10 to 20 cm. In young representatives, it is semicircular, with age it becomes outstretched. The integumentary tissue has a red or pink tint. Young reducers are light, with aging they darken noticeably within the limits of their color. The skin is dry, on top is felt plaque. The flesh is light yellowish, which the boletus stocky also has, has a dense structure. The leg is cylindrical, only up to 8 cm long, therefore it is considered short. The leg is painted bright yellow and narrowed at the bottom.

In the golden variety, the hat is slightly smaller than in the above species, however, its shape changes from convex to almost flat. At a young age, its skin is smooth and velvety, noticeably cracking as it ages.

The hymenophore is also a yellow tube. The color almost does not change when touched. The depth of the tubes is not more than 3 cm. The length of the leg reaches 25 cm, it is narrowed in the upper part. This part of the fungus is thin and elastic; a mesh pattern is typical for it.

Description of rooting boletus

In a boletus rooting cap in diameter grows to 4-26 cm, it has a hemispherical shape, which later becomes somewhat convex and finely cracked. The structure of the upper part is smooth and dry. Because of the color of the hat, the mushroom is often confused with satanic. The edges of the cap are bent down, with age they straighten, maintaining waviness.

The lower surface of the stocky reducer is covered with spore tubes of yellow-lemon or yellow-olive color, which, when damaged, turn yellowish and begin to turn blue. The same thing happens with a hat when touched.

  1. The height of the mushroom leg is from 4 to 13 cm, while the diameter is from 3 to 5 cm.
  2. The root boletus has a cylindrical shape; there is an extension to the base.
  3. The leg is a light lemon color, in the lower part it can be covered with olive-brown or bluish-green spots and a mesh pattern.
  4. The pulp of the rooted reducer of the same color as the leg: lemon or yellow.

Whitish boletus does not have a pronounced aroma.

Places of growth

Boletus growth requires a warm climate and mostly deciduous forest, where oaks and birch groves predominate. In rare cases, it can be found in mixed forests.

The places where this representative is often found are North American European and African countries. Borovik bears fruit from July to October.


Root boletus is an inedible mushroom. It is not used either in medical or in culinary practice. As such, the variety does not represent value. The whitish reducer is different in that it has many similar types of boletus.


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