Boletus wolf

Boletus wolf (Rubroboletus lupinus) Boletus wolf (Rubroboletus lupinus) Boletus wolf (Rubroboletus lupinus)

Boletus wolf (Rubroboletus lupinus)


  • Department: Basidiomycota (Basidiomycetes)
  • Subdivision: Agaricomycotina (Agaricomycetes)
  • Class: Agaricomycetes (Agaricomycetes)
  • Subclass: Agaricomycetidae
  • Order: Boletales
  • Family: Boletaceae
  • Genus: Rubroboletus
  • Species: Rubroboletus lupinus (boletus boletus)


  • False Satanic Mushroom;

  • Boletus lupinus.

Boletus wolf

Boletus wolf has a hat with a diameter of 5-10 cm (sometimes even 20 cm). In young specimens, it is semicircular, later becomes convex or convex-prostrate, protruding sharp edges are often formed. The skin can be of various color options with pink and red hues. Young mushrooms are often lighter in color, have a grayish or milky-coffee color, which with age turns into dark pink, red-pink or brown with a reddish tint. Sometimes the color can be reddish-red. The skin is usually dry with a slight tomentose coating, although older mushrooms have a bare surface.

Boletus boletus is characterized by thick, dense pulp, light yellow, tender, blue. The base of the stem is reddish or reddish brown. The mushroom has no particular taste or smell.

The leg grows up to 4-8 cm, in diameter it can be 2-6 cm. It is central, cylindrical, thickened in the middle part and narrowed towards the base. The surface of the leg is yellowish or even bright yellow, with red or red-brown spots. The lower part of the leg may be brownish in color. The stem is usually smooth, but sometimes yellow granules may form on the top. If you press on it, it turns blue.

The tubular layer also turns blue when damaged, but in general it is colored grayish-yellow or yellow. Young mushrooms have very small yellow pores, which later turn red and increase in size. Spore olive powder.

Boletus wolf

Boletus boletus is a fairly common species among painters that grows in oak forests in northern Israel. It occurs from November to January in groups scattered on the soil.

It belongs to the category of conditionally edible mushrooms. It can be eaten after boiling for 10-15 minutes. In this case, the broth must be poured out.

Boletus wolf (Rubroboletus lupinus) Boletus wolf (Rubroboletus lupinus) Boletus wolf (Rubroboletus lupinus)

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