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Oblivion:Cairn Bolete Cap

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Cairn Bolete Cap
Cairn Bolete Cap
Value 1 Weight 0.1
Alchemy Effects
1st Restore Health Restore Health
2nd Damage Intelligence Damage Intelligence
3rd Resist Paralysis Resist Paralysis
4th Shock Damage Shock Damage
# Samples 2
Plant Cairn Bolete  % 33
# Plants 1900 Total (22 outside, 1878 in caves)
Cairn Bolete

Cairn Bolete Cap is an ingredient which can be harvested from the "Cairn Bolete" fungus. There are 6 varieties of this mushroom which differ in cap size; all varieties yield the same ingredient. Cairn Bolete is most commonly found in caves but can occasionally be found in the wilderness.


2 guaranteed samples can be found in the following places:

It can also be found randomly in the inventories of alchemy vendors and in some loot chests.


The caves with the highest concentrations of Cairn Bolete Cap are:

Map marker locations outside with high concentrations include:

Locations of Cairn Bolete plants.


  • You may overhear a rumor concerning Cairn Bolete:
You can find Cairn Bolete growing in caves. They're said to mark the place someone has died.
  • One of the game's shopping lists provides a recipe that works even for novice-level alchemists:
For a minor Restore Health potion, crumble some Cairn Bolete cap over roasted Boar Meat. Chop finely and mix together with a mortar and pestle. Add water to create a solution that can be drunk.