This is a fungus that forms on corn after it rains. Considered a delicacy and hard to find fresh in the U.S. but you can often find it frozen. Corn smut pairs well with cheese and can be used in soup, stew, sauce, or Risotto.
Corn Truffle, Cuitlacoche, Huitlacoche, Maize Mushroom
Central America, North America, South America
Musty, Smoky, Sweet
Chop, Cut/Slice, Mash/Purée