Fall is a great time to forage Chicken of the Woods mushrooms. The bright orange fan shaped mushroom grow like frilly shelves from the side of trees and stand out like a flag. I love to cook with Chicken of the Woods because they taste like chicken!
One of the finest mushrooms in the forest, Dusky Wax Cap Mushrooms, hygrophorus camarophyllus can be found in northern North America and throughout Northern Europe. They are in season now, and work really well in Asian recipes.
Why you should welcome this beautifully coloured, decorative wild mushroom - the amethyst deceiver (laccaria amethystea) - into your life. Including tips on how to identify it, its place in your kitchen and how best to prepare and serve it.