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!
Looks scary, huh?!
Once you start to cook them, the blue starts to vanish.
In fact they start to go quite yellow again, the longer you cook them. I am frying them in butter.
Here I’ve added cream at the end of the cooking. They keep their texture and have a nice bite to them.
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!


  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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