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Polyporous umbellatus

By this point everyone knows this is the time of year to look for those large fleshy “hen of the woods”. So you’re out searching around those large old oaks and you spot one. You kneel and pick it...

Puffball Parmesan

Recipe by Whitey Hitchcock: AMC Collection, Cooking with the Asheville Mushroom Club, p. 109

Calvatia gigantea

AKA: Giant Puffball. Fall has arrived and with it new challenges for the mycophagist. There are so many leaves falling that searching in the woodlands and forest can be all but fruitless. I know...

Sicilian Mushroom Soup

Recipe by: AMC Collection, Cooking with the Asheville Mushroom Club, p. 32

Hericium erinaceus

AKA: Bearded tooth, Lion's Mane If you’ve been reading this column for any length of time you already know to scan the trees as well as the ground any time you are mushroom hunting. This is a...

Penne with Mixed Mushrooms

Recipe by: AMC Collection, Cooking with the Asheville Mushroom Club, p. 124

Laetiporus sulphureus

AKA "Chicken mushroom" I’m thinking most mushroom hunters know this mushroom well. If you don’t take a minute to learn it now. When it is young and fresh it has the flavor and texture of white...

Mushroom Tofu Salad

Recipe by: AMC Collection, Cooking with the Asheville Mushroom Club, p. 38

Sparassis crispa & spathulata

AKA Cauliflower mushroom OK beginners wake up and pay attention. Here’s an easy edible that provides a large amount of food and there’s nothing poisonous that even remotely resembles it. While...

Chicken Saute with Chanterelles

Recipe by Margot Eld: AMC Collection, Cooking with the Asheville Mushroom Club, p. 78

Cantharellus cibarius

AKA the golden chanterelle The time is upon us for the coming of the golden chanterelle, perhaps the most prized of the edible wild mushrooms. Search the moist forests for the egg yolk yellow caps...

Squash and Mushroom Soup

Recipe by: AMC Collection, Cooking with the Asheville Mushroom Club, p. 33
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