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Amanita caesarea

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in

By Patience Gray and Primrose Boyd

Published 1957

  • About


  • Porcini
  • gathered
  • fungi
  • a little olive oil and coarse salt</


Amanita caesarea is esteemed in Florence where together with Boletus edulis (Porcini), it is gathered on the surrounding hillsides and brought in quantity to market in August and September.

The fungi are wiped clean. If they need washing they should be subsequently dried with a cloth. The stalks are removed, the caps are covered with a