Chilean Fungus: Hongo boletus
Hat that can exceed 10 cm diameter, initially convex shape, how long it re- mains in the end was just flattened. It is dark brown, especially young, but when dry becomes yellow-ocher. Its surface is very viscous, mucilaginous coating because it has, and gives sometimes a purple hue, and is also easily separable from the flesh of his hat. The edge is quite regular and youth is often found with remnants of the partial veil.
Tubes adnate or slightly decurrent, rather long, pale yellow, darkening to shades of old olive. Suillus immutable all.
Small pores and yellow angled somewhat brighter than the tubes.
Cylindrical and usually short walk or proportionate to the size of his hat, pale yellow granules above the ring, more brown on the bottom. His ring is white above and purplish below, with time left foot appressed or tends to disap- pear.
Meat thick but tender, soft, slightly more fibrous in the foot, pale yellow, unchanging. We cannot outline any- thing significant in terms of smell or taste.
Habitat: It is a common species in our pine forests, where there is real carpet years, especially during the fall.
Comment: It is unquestionably the best of Boletus from a culinary standpoint, it tastes rated as excellent. Are known as alternative medicine, avoid constipation by eating them with skin.
- Branch: Basidiomycotina
- Class: Homobasidiomycetes
- Subclass: Agaricomycetidae
- Order: Boletales
- Family: Boletaceae
Common names: Beletus, Sillius, Porcini, Cep.
Sales format and Delivery Shipping: This product is wild, is found only in season from late April to July and then from mid-September to late November, especially after rains. This fungus cannot be grown in a controlled environment, it is one and depends on the mycorrhizal pine roots to live.
Packing is made with propylene bags. One 20 ft container can load between 4,5 tons and 5 tons.