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Cooking Bolete Mushrooms: The Prep Work

How To Cook A Bolete Mushroom?

You just returned from your latest foraging trip with a bumper crop of bolete mushrooms–now what? If you want to know how to cook a bolete mushroom, you’ve come to the right place! Keep reading to find out all you need to know about preparing these delicious wild foods for the dinner table. Cooking Bolete … Read more

How to Cook Dried Bolete Mushrooms

Why Do Bolete Mushrooms Turn Red When Cut?

You may have heard that many boletes change color when they are cut or damaged. Perhaps you’ve also heard that those staining blue or red should be avoided at all costs. But is this true across the board? Why do bolete mushrooms turn red when cut? Why do they turn blue? And does the color … Read more

what animals eat bolete mushrooms

What Animals Eat Bolete Mushrooms?

You were out foraging for wild mushrooms when you came across a patch of half-eaten boletes. The caps were riddled with bug holes or partially missing, or perhaps you could see the evidence where mushrooms had been bitten off at the base of the stem. So now you’re curious: what animals eat the bolete mushroom? … Read more

How Do Animals Know Which Mushrooms are Safe to Eat?

How Can You Tell If A Bolete Mushroom Is Edible?

If you’ve spent any time foraging for wild mushrooms, you know how important it is to distinguish between the edible and the poisonous ones. Eating a poisonous mushroom can cause major digestive symptoms and even death. So, what if you’re foraging for boletes? You know there are many different species of them, so how can … Read more

What is a Bolete Mushroom

How To Identify A Bolete Mushroom?

With over 300 species to choose from, the Boletus, or bolete, family of mushrooms, is a large genus which is split into smaller families: principally Boletus, Leccinum, and Suillus. With so many different types of mushrooms, how can you know which ones belong to this large family? How do you identify a bolete mushroom? Keep … Read more

Cooking Wood Ear Mushrooms: The Prep Work

How To Cook Wood Ear Mushrooms?

Maybe you’re looking to try something new, or maybe you just came home with a bumper crop from your latest foraging trip. Whatever the reason, you have found yourself the proud owner of a bunch of wood ear mushrooms. What should you do with them? Keep reading! In this article, we’ll talk about how to … Read more

3 Ways to Dry Wood Ear Mushrooms

How To Dry Wood Ear Mushrooms?

If you harvested more wood ear mushrooms than you can use, you may be wondering what to do with the excess. The simplest answer is to dehydrate them, but how do you do it? Keep reading! In this article, we’ll talk about how to dry wood ear mushrooms and how to reconstitute them when you’re … Read more

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