any of a family (Boletaceae) of pore-fungus, agaric mushrooms, often edible
Origin of boletesee boletus
- Any of various fungi of the family Boletaceae, having an often thick stalk and an umbrella-shaped cap with spongy pores rather than gills on the underside.
- A boletus.
Origin of boleteLatin b&omacron;l&emacron;tus, mushroom, of unknown origin.