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Asheville Fungi Blog

Lovin' on Lion's Mane

 Lovin' On Lion's Mane Lion's Mane, or Hericium erinaceus,  is an edible & medicinal mushroom that has been consumed throughout the world for thousands of years.  And it is one of our favorite mushrooms here at Asheville Fungi.  You just need to take one bite of this uniquely delicious mushroom to understand our infatuation.   Lion's Mane has a delicate flavor and texture reminiscent of crab meat.  CRAB MEAT PEOPLE!!!  Yep, all you really have to do to appreciate it's flavor is saute it in a little butter or olive oil and some garlic, add a touch of sea salt to finish...

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King Trumpet Mushroom Risotto

King Trumpet Mushrooms are truly the king of least as far as I'm concerned. King Trumpets do not cook down like many other mushrooms do. And the flavor...simply fantastic.  They were made for making risotto with.   Happy Cooking... Ingredients: 6 cups broth (chicken or vegetable) 1 lb King Trumpet mushrooms - chopped 1/4" thick 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 cup finely chopped shallots 2 cups chopped kale 1 cup Arborio  1/2 cup dry white wine 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese, plus more for grating or shaving Salt and freshly ground black pepper Directions: Heat...

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Wild Mushroom Biscuit Breakfast Casserole

Breakfast casserole is such a great "go to" for Christmas morning.  It's always nice to change it up a bit though.  So, I thought that I would try it with busicuits instead of bread.  And, as always I had to add some wild mushrooms.  I found them this week during the unseasonably warm weather.   Hope you enjoy it as much as we did... Ingredients:7 eggs (organic, free-range) 1/4 cup milk 16 oz refrigerated biscuits (I used the whole wheat ones) 5 green onions 1 cup cheese (your choice...cheddar, goat, Parmesan, mozzarella, etc.) 1/2 lb breakfast sausage (optional) 1 lb wild oyster mushrooms...

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Welcome to our NEW website!!!

We are so excited to be launching our new website!  We hope you like it! There is a LOT of new content to see!  Be sure to check out FUNGI 101 for a huge amount of cultivation and foraging information! Since it is currently 2 days before Thanksgiving, we wanted to thank our AWESOME customers!  So, we are offering 20% now thru the end of November!!! Use code NOVSALE at check out. ALSO...get a FREE tincture with every $100+ order!     Here's a recipe for your Thanksgiving table... Oyster Mushroom Stuffing Find us at the West Asheville Tailgate market Tuesday...

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