Boletus edulis  Bull. (1782)

Photo: Tomás Illescas, Spain

This is one of the most sought after edible mushrooms in the Northern Hemisphere. In every culture it has one or more popular names. It is believed that Boletus edulis is a species complex that hasn't been fully studied. Recently the variety that occurs on the Western North America was described as var. grandedulis.

Collections from New York State, Eastern USA.

Steinpilz -- on the market in Munich, Germany