boletus

noun
bo·le·tus | \ bō-ˈlē-təs \
plural boletus or boleti\bō-ˈlē-ˌtī \

Definition of boletus 

: any of a genus (Boletus) of boletes (such as a porcini) some of which are poisonous and others edible

First Known Use of boletus

1601, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for boletus

New Latin, genus name, from Latin, mushroom

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Boletaceae

boletaceous

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Bolger

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