Boletus barrowsii
(White King Bolete)
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Location: Colorado Foothills
Edibility: Edible
Color: Tan

Foothills Colorado, New Mexico and adjacent states. It is typically found in the mountains at lower foothill elevations under ponderosa pine. Some years more abundant than others. Found commonly along the front range foothills.

This is a very large mushroom very similar to Boletus Edulis. It was named after Chuck Barrows who orignally discovered this species in New Mexico. It is also known as the White King Bolete.

For more information see Tom Volk's write up

Last Updated:
Oct 01 2014 12:00 AM

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