any of a genus (Boletus) of bolete mushrooms, usually with a thick, brownish stem and cap that are edible
Origin of boletusModern Latin ; from Classical Latin ; from Classical Greek b?lit?s
nounpl. bo·le·tus·es or bo·le·ti
Any of various boletes of the genus Boletus, including both poisonous species and edible species such as the porcini mushroom.
Origin of boletusLatin b&omacron;l&emacron;tus, mushroom, of unknown origin.
From Latin boletus (“porcini (mushroom)”)