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Friday, October 19, 2012

Puff Ball Mushroom

On our Bruce Peninsula Hike we found our first puff ball mushroom.
A friend shared a small piece of the mushroom with me - which almost filled a dinner plate.

After cleaning, and cutting up in large pieces, I fried in a little bit of butter.  I didn't add any salt or pepper as I wanted to know the real taste of the mushroom.   This is mild tasting mushroom and tasted delicious just the way it was.


Inside of a puff ball mushroom

 


2 comments:

  1. I cut up seven of them this year, one as big as a toilet seat. Cooked with onions and garlic and then put them in small baggies in the freezer for winter usage. Of course ate some right away. I went to the back last week and the remaining ones were powdery inside, too old.

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  2. Wow, when it is cooked up like tht, it looks just like sauteed chicken breast! I have never seen anything like that mushroom! We don't grow many where I live :(

    In other news, I have a mug and bowl with the same blue and white pattern as your plate :)

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