Lobster 'mushroom' (Hypomyces lactifluorum)

Don't experiment with mushrooms--the price may be your life. The lethal effects of some mushrooms may not manifest itself  for several weeks. You may feel good weeks after ingestion to find that your kindneys have failed and you will die without hope of a remedy.

Fungi for Food

Below is a listing of some of the wild mushrooms which I generally make available

One ounce of dried mushroom is equal to 10 ounces of fresh mushrooms.

Common name

(Scientific name)

preservation method:

sliced and either dried or salted

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Blewit

(Clitocybe nuda)

dried

salted

out of stock
Dryad's Saddle (Polyporus squamosus) dried limited
King Bolete

(Boletus edulis)

dried

salted

limited

limited

Lobster 'Mushroom'

(Hypomyces lactifluorum)

dried

salted

limited

out of stock

Man on Horseback (Tricholoma flavovirens) dried

salted

out of stock
Saffron or Orange-latex Milky

(Lactarius deliciosus)

dried

salted

limited
Oyster Mushroom

Pleurotus ostreatus

dried limited
Chanterelle (Cantherellus cibarius) dried limited
Fairy Ring Mushroom (Marasmius oreades) dried limited
Puffball (gem or Pear)

(Lycoperdon perlatum or pyriforme)

dried

salted

out of stock
 

Many mushrooms have excellent food value in terms of vitamins and minerals. Some have as good a protein value as beef.

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