Polish Borowik Mushrooms

Polish borowik mushrooms

A fine example of a Borowik mushtroom. Borowik are the dream find of many Poles.

Borowik szlachetny (Boletus Edulis) can be found in Poland’s coniferous forests from the beginning of June to around November each year. They are perhaps the most sought after of all of Poland’s edible fungi, highly valued for their wonderful taste. Borowik are suitable for eating straight after picking, pickling, and drying. Many Polish families pick and dry a supply for use throughout the year in traditional dishes like Bigos (Hunters Stew) or Polish Wild Mushroom Soup and for use in various Christmas and Easter dishes.

Polish Borowik mushrooms

Many Poles spend many hours picking wild mushrooms in Poland’s many forests. Some eaten fresh, most dried for use throughout the year.

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