Scarletina bolete

Boletus scarletina.

There’s a brown topped mushroom with red pores, an orange stem, and bright yellow flesh than turns dark blue as soon as you cut it. And yeah, it’s edible!
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Looks scary, huh?!
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Once you start to cook them, the blue starts to vanish.
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In fact they start to go quite yellow again, the longer you cook them. I am frying them in butter.
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Here I’ve added cream at the end of the cooking. They keep their texture and have a nice bite to them.
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If you find them, just make sure they have a brown cap, not a whitish-grey one. That’s the Devils bolete Boletus satanus and that is most definitely not edible!

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  1. Inyang Ross

    Hi looks great ? Want to buy gift voucher for my niece who lives in Edinburg! Do you run courses there ?

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