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Харбин Хэйлунцзян 1
Posted: Saturday, July 01, 2017 4:47:31 AM

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I could find three names for this mushroom:



Two others being 'cep' and 'porcini'. 'Penny bun' looks like the original English name but I couldn't find it in the American Heritage.

Which is most widely used in Britain? What about the American version?

აბა ყვავებს ვინ დაიჭერს, კარგო? გალიაში ბულბულები ზიან.
Sarrriesfan
Posted: Saturday, July 01, 2017 5:21:11 AM

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Харбин Хэйлунцзян 1 wrote:
I could find three names for this mushroom:



Two others being 'cep' and 'porcini'. 'Penny bun' looks like the original English name but I couldn't find it in the American Heritage.

Which is most widely used in Britain? What about the American version?


That mushroom can be known by several common names Penny Bun is one, but on menus in restaurants you may also see it called a Porcini or a Cep.
There will also be regional names that I do not know, the people of Norfolk may have a different name that the people of Cumbria.

The only standard name you can really use in its scientific name Boletus edulis.

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mactoria
Posted: Saturday, July 01, 2017 2:57:30 PM
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Sarriesfan: We in the US would call this a "porcini" as well. Very popular these days in cuisine cooking, but also popular in our supermarkets. For mushrooms, we in the US tend to use the European names for mushrooms (porini, crimini, etc) likely because of their popularization first through cuisine cooking. Tasty mushroom, by the way.
Харбин Хэйлунцзян 1
Posted: Saturday, July 01, 2017 3:17:41 PM

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mactoria wrote:
crimini

We use the French 'champignon' for that but this is a cultivated mushroom not found in the wild. All the other kinds have their old Russian names. I expected the same in the English language.

Thanks to both of you!

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Drag0nspeaker
Posted: Sunday, July 02, 2017 8:01:08 AM

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I'm afraid that I just go to the shop and buy mushrooms.


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Jyrkkä Jätkä
Posted: Sunday, July 02, 2017 8:15:53 AM

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Herkkutatti, "delicious boletus" ;-)

The most delicious mushroom you can find here.


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Eoin Riedy
Posted: Sunday, July 02, 2017 5:04:12 PM

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After ordinary, everyday white mushrooms, portobello, shiitake, and oyster mushrooms are the most common in groceries here.
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