This mushroom can be dried and ground and used as a pepper like condiment or eaten cooked by people who like hot chillies.
|Common Names||Peppery Bolete|
|Scientific Name||Boletus / Chalciporus piperatus|
|Average Mushroom height (CM)||7|
|Average Cap width (CM)||8|
Fairly thin for a Bolete, yellow to cinnamon coloured with hints of red and vertically striated. The stem is chrome yellow at the base but this can often be covered by earth.
A small nibble on this Bolete will soon give its identity away due to its hot peppery taste.
Cinnamon. Subfusiform, ellipsoid.
Taste / Smell
Peppery and hot.