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Bolete vs. Boletus

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Boletenoun

A type of fruiting body produced by certain fungus species in the order Boletales, especially those of genus Boletus, many of which are prized for their flavour; any species of said order that produces such a fruiting body.

Boletusnoun

An edible mushroom of genus Boletus.

Boletenoun

any fungus of the family Boletaceae.

Boletusnoun

A genus of fungi having the under side of the pileus or cap composed of a multitude of fine separate tubes. A few are edible, and others very poisonous.

Boletenoun

any fungus of the family Boletaceae

Boletusnoun

type genus of Boletaceae; genus of soft early-decaying pore fungi; some poisonous and some edible

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Bolete

A bolete is a type of mushroom, or fungal fruiting body. It can be identified thanks to a unique mushroom cap.

Boletus

Boletus is a genus of mushroom-producing fungi, comprising over 100 species. The genus Boletus was originally broadly defined and described by Carl Linnaeus in 1753, essentially containing all fungi with hymenial pores instead of gills.

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