The first King Boletes have arrived!

Catherine Miller was the lucky forager who found two of this year's first King Boletes, Boletus edulis. The first photo shows a banana slug on the big bolete. Banana slugs love these porcini mushrooms!

The second photo shows a smaller Bolete. Those tiny gray mushrooms are Fairy Bonnets, which are appearing in vast numbers right now on the Mendonoma coast.

Boletus edulis, also known as Cep or Porcini, are delicious, edible mushrooms. They are so fun to find. I hope I join the ranks of happy foragers very soon!

Thanks to Catherine for allowing me to share her photo with you here.