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Polyporous squamosus

AKA Dryad’s saddle, Pheasant back Ok it’s May and there are probably still morels about, so if you are still out looking remember to look at the dead wood as well. I should probably have...

Mixed Mushroom Tart

Recipe by: AMC Collection, Cooking with the Asheville Mushroom Club, p. 133

Russula crustosa

AKA the green quilt russula Well this isn’t quite the season, but last month’s column was about morels. So I decided to write about one of my favorites. Russulas in general get little respect....

Morel and Crab Casserole

Recipe by Steve Peek: AMC Collection, Cooking with the Asheville Mushroom Club, p. 101

Genus Morchella

Now is the time experienced mushroom hunters start getting the itch. The unmistakable signs of spring are becoming evident. Even though the ground is covered with snow you can feel the weather...

Shiitake Hot and Sour Soup

Recipe by: AMC Collection, Cooking with the Asheville Mushroom Club, p. 31

Tree Ears with Bean Thread

Recipe by: AMC Collection, Cooking with the Asheville Mushroom Club, p.127

Auricularia auricula

AKA tree ear, wood ear, etc… If the recent warm weather has you longing for a hike take a small collecting basket with you. Look closely at the dead trees & limbs as you pass for brown...

Shaggy Mane Turnover

Recipe by Steve Peek: AMC Collection, Cooking with the Asheville Mushroom Club, p. 3

Coprinus comatus

AKA shaggy mane, lawyer’s wig etc… This is one of the most widely known fungi other than, perhaps, morels. The cylindrical white, shaggy caps are easily recognized. I have found them in late...
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