Unbelievable, He Found a Giant Penny Bun Mushroom

A mushroom collector found two huge Penny Bun  mushrooms, each weighing more than 44 lbs (20 kg).

Giant Penny Bun Mushroom (Boletus Edulis)
Giant Penny Bun Mushroom (Boletus Edulis)

Ten days ago, the resident of the village of Forece, Eric, found mushrooms hitherto unseen dimensions.

” I collect mushrooms every year, but I could not believe my eyes when I saw the two large specimen,” said Eric.
According to him, the root of one of the mushrooms was more than 24 inch (60 cm) wide.

Huge Penny Bun Mushroom (Boletus Edulis)
Giant Penny Bun Mushroom (Boletus Edulis)

“I had to come home to the village to take a chainsaw that would cut one of the mushroom, while for the other sample, my two friends helped me”, said Eric.

Giant Penny Bun - Porcini - Cep -Boletus Edulis - Mushroom
Second Giant Penny Bun Mushroom (Boletus Edulis)

He said that the Giant Mushrooms attracted a big attention in the village.

“All the neighbors came to my house to see the Giant – Penny Bun – Porcini –  Cep -Boletus Edulis – Mushroom  never seen before”.

Penny Bun  is a mushroom that is edable, and grows from May until November, but usually is collected in the autumn days.

This autumn mushroom definitely reigns in the autumn gastronomic games.

Fungi - Penny Bun – Porcini - Cep - Mushrooms (Boletus edulis)

The cap of the Penny Bun is white-brown and reaches a width of to 11 inch (30 cm) thick stalk to 3 inch (7 cm).

According to popular belief, it is considered that the mushrooms grow just when it rains and when there are strong thunderstorms.


Without good knowlidge don’t collect Penny Bun by yourself , buy from a trusted source.

When buying make sure the mushroom is not damaged, and look under the cap. Yellow-brown color indicates that the mushroom is overripe.

Fungi - Penny Bun – Porcini - mushrooms (Boletus edulis)

Penny Bun mushrooms are otherwise a huge source of valuable nutrients.

And here is why you should put in your autumn menu:

1. Excellent substitute for meat

In 3.5oz (100 gr) of raw Penny Bun mushrooms are only 80 calories, but contain about 0.25 oz (7 grams) of protein, which is why this particular commodity is recommended for individuals who do not eat meat or other food of animal origin.

Penny Bun mushrooms possesses excellent taste, which fits in well with a variety of foods, which could be breaded and baked, combined with eggs and make a delicious soup.

2. Calms and gives strength to the body

Penny Bun mushrooms are rich in thiamine. It’s a vitamin B1 which is extremely important for the normal functioning of the nervous system. Moreover, it contains riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid and a little vitamin C which strengthens the entire body.

3. Prevents fatigue

Iron is essential for transport of oxygen in the cells of the body. That is why the lack of this mineral in the body causes fatigue and frequent dizziness. And to prevent this situation, choose foods rich in iron. Among other things, an excellent choice in this case are fungi such as Penny Bun mushrooms, which meets five percent of the daily needs of this important nutrient.

Tips for storage

Penny Bun mushrooms is best kept in a carton for two days in the refrigerator. Smaller amounts of this product may be frozen, wrapped in plastic film, which also can be heard up to a year, and larger pieces can be chopped to smaller and stored similarly.

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