porcini mushroomporcini mushroom
A large edible mushroom (Boletus edulis) widely distributed in woodlands, having a thick rounded brown cap. Also called cep.
Origin of porcini mushroomItalian porcini, plur. of porcino, porcini mushroom, short for fungo porcino, porcini mushroom : fungo, mushroom + porcino, porcine (from Latin porc&imacron;nus; see porcine).