King Bolete

This is Boletus edulis
( in Polish:Borowik szlachetny)
- a wild mushroom that is particularily praised for its flavor and aroma.
These type of mushrooms are abundant in the forests of the Low Beskid.
They perform role of ritual food during Christmas Eve.
Poland - The Low Beskid - autumn 2007

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hasue

hasue - Feb 14, 2008 9:49 pm - Voted 10/10

christmas abundance

you are lucky to have these for christmas! Are they fresh or preserved?

Henryk

Henryk - Feb 15, 2008 9:12 am - Hasn't voted

Re: christmas abundance

Thank you for your comment. We dry some of the King Bolete and other mushrooms that we pick in autumn and add dried ones to our Christmas meals. Henryk

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