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Boletus edulis

(Edible Boletus)

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Common Names

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Common Names in Danish:

Karl Johan

Common Names in English:

Cep, Edible Boletus, Penny Bun

Common Names in French:

Cèpe D´autumn, Cèpe De Bordeaux, Cep, Cep Franc Tête Rousse, Champignon Polonais, Porchin

Common Names in German:

Edelpilz, Herrenpilz, Steinpilz

Common Names in Italian:

Bianco, Bolé Porchin, Boleto Edule, Ceppatello Buono, Fungo Munitola, Funso Neigro, Porcino, Pressanella

Common Names in Norwegian:

Steinsopp

Common Names in Spanish:

Aubarell, Cigro, Ciunery, Rodellon

Description

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Habitat

Typically found at an altitude of 0 to 2,040 meters (0 to 6,693 feet).[1]

Taxonomy

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Synonyms

Boletus edulis f. arcticus Vassilkov 1966 • Boletus edulis f. laevipes (Massee) Vassilkov 1966 • Boletus edulis trisporus Watling 1974 • Boletus edulis var. arcticus (Vassilkov) Hlavácek 1994 • Boletus edulis var. laevipes Massee 1892 • Boletus edulis var. trisporus (Watling) Anon. Ined. • Boletus solidus Sowerby 1809 • Dictyopus edulis (Bull.) Forq. 1890 • Leccinum edule (Bull.) Gray 1821

Similar Species

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Members of the genus Boletus

ZipcodeZoo has pages for 24 species and subspecies in this genus:

B. appendiculatus (Oak Bolete) · B. badius (Bay Bolete) · B. calopus (Bitter Beech Bolete) · B. chrysenteron (Red Cracking Bolete) · B. edulis (Edible Boletus) · B. edulis edulis (Penny Bun) · B. fechtneri (Pale Bolete) · B. impolitus (Iodine Bolete) · B. luridiformis var. luridiformis (Scarletina Bolete) · B. luridus (Lurid Boletus) · B. moravicus (Tawny Bolete) · B. pinophilus (Pine Bolete) · B. porosporus (Sepia Bolete) · B. pruinatus (Matt Bolete) · B. pseudoregius (The Pretender) · B. pulverulentus (Inkstain Bolete) · B. queletii (Decieving Bolete) · B. radicans (Rooting Bolete) · B. regius (Royal Bolete) · B. reticulatus (Summer King Bolete) · B. rhodopurpureus (Oldrose Bolete) · B. rubellus (Ruby Bolete) · B. satanas (Devil´s Boletus) · B. subtomentosus (Suede Bolete)

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Notes

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Data Sources

Accessed through GBIF Data Portal March 02, 2008:

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Footnotes

  1. Mean = 293.410 meters (962.631 feet), Standard Deviation = 322.030 based on 2,110 observations. Altitude information for each observation from British Oceanographic Data Centre. [back]
Last Revised: 2013-10-27