This wavy fungi is a late-summer find in the Midwest and East and grows all winter in the West. Black trumpets have a rich, smoky flavor and notes of a black truffle mushroom when dried.
These delicate, flowery mushrooms are packed with flavor. They’re rich, earthy and pretty dreamy. From afar, this mushroom can look like a head of cabbage. They grow at the base of trees, particularly oaks, and are used in Japanese and western cooking. They hold their shape well when cooked, so they’re great for soups and stir-fries.
It may not look pretty, but this mushroom is super savory and delicious. While it may look like a dead honeycomb, it’s alive with flavor and worth getting over your fear of the ugly for.
They a little chewy and taste great sautéed with butter.
Psilocybe cubensis is a species of psychedelic mushroom whose principal active compounds for a modest psychedelic effect. The most common variety of mushroom available is psilocybe cubensis, which is a fairly strong strain, a typical dose of recently dried psilocybe cubensis