His Majesty the King's Mushroom
Each hunter has his secrets in catchingthe beast. He knows exactly his habits, habitats, etc. A lover of quiet hunting can also tell a lot of interesting things. And going on a hunt for the king of mushrooms, it is certainly necessary to have some knowledge and skills: where he lives, when he grows. In the people the royal mushroom is a boletus or a white fungus. He received his name, first, for the majestic view, and secondly, for an unusually tasty and tender flesh. The royal fungus (pictured below) is very much like chicken. So how does it look and where to look for it? And are there any other applicants for this title?
King mushroom - white
This representative looks verypresentable, it, perhaps, can not be confused with some other mushroom. The cap is large, cushioned, 10-20 cm in diameter. The color varies from dirty pink to light brown. The flesh is fleshy, with a pleasantly pronounced mushroom smell. Leg is cylindrical, slightly curved. Mushroom king (boletus) belongs to the I category (absolutely edible). You can consume in fresh, dried, marinated and salted form. The boletus grows in oak and mixed forests, on clay soils. It can be collected from May to November.
King mushroom - redhead
Many fans of forest delicacies considerking mushroom red. It is to them that they give this honorary title. In addition to the bright coloration, which is not lost during heat treatment and canning, the redheads have the highest taste qualities. They refer, as well as the boarworms, to the I category. Habitat - pine forest. Grow gingerbread, as a rule, families in the form of lines and ribbons.
King mushroom - ram
The statement that as many people, so manyopinions, in this matter it is possible to rephrase: "How many people, so many tsarist mushrooms". In some mushroom book directories, the king's title is given to a very rare and delicious mushroom - a sheep. He looks very interesting - curly. Flesh, according to sources, resembles the flesh of boiled chicken. This fungus is included in the red book. It grows under oaks, hornbeams, chestnuts. Less often it can be found in pine forests. It grows by single specimens. Collect this "prince" from July to September.
King's mushroom - "royal eggs"
Meet another representative of the royal family- King's mushroom, he's "royal eggs," he's also a Caesar. In the times of the Ancient Roman Empire, he was considered the best of mushrooms. This is the only kind of fly agaric that you can eat. He grows up in the Caucasus. It is such an egg, from which grows something resembling a fly agaric. Only the hat is a bit lighter and without white dots, in diameter it reaches 20 cm. The young mushroom's head is convex, but it eventually becomes flat. Leg of light yellow color. The pulp is yellow, with a pleasant mushroom smell. The fungus grows only in warm climates. Proedpochetaet deciduous forests, but can "wander" and coniferous forest.
Reminder to the hunter
Going out to mushroom fishing, stick to the only rule - collect only those mushrooms, which are sure to 200%.