- Kingdom …….. Fungi
- Class ……………Agaricomycetes
- Family ………….Boletaceae
- Species ………..Boletus edulis
Doughnut Mushroom (Boletus edulis) is named in various geographical areas with various names such as doughnut mushroom, bolete mushroom, king bolete mushroom, pocket mushroom, porcini mushroom, bear mushroom, stone mushroom, lamb mushroom. They are widely seen all over the world in the wild. There are many subtypes of this mushroom and none are toxic, which is why it is one of the world’s most reliable edible mushroom. It is difficult to cultivate commercially. Doughnut mushroom is grown in the wild from the beginning of June until the middle of November. This mushroom can be found near coniferous trees, on the grounds of forested areas, grassy areas, almost everywhere.
The texture of the doughnut mushrooms (Boletus edulis) is quite thick and white. When sliced, the doughnut mushrooms texture does not change colour. The dried doughnut mushroom is usually called porcini. It is one of the most sold, consumed dried mushroom species in the world. They are widely used in soups, pies, and cakes in many world cuisines. Doughnut mushrooms are a good source of vitamins and minerals and we recommend that you consume them frequently.
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