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Golden Thread Mushroom

The golden thread mushroom, aka caterpillar mushroom, is very rare to find in the wild where it is available in the summertime in China. They are cultivated year round and they have an earthy-musty flavor and firm texture and can be used in soup, stew, Risotto, and pasta dishes.

Alternative Names

Caterpillar Mushroom

Categories

Foraged Vegetable, Mushroom/ Fungus

Origin

China, Tibet

Flavor

Earthy, Musty, Sweet-Slightly

Texture

Firm

Prep Methods

Chop, Cut/Slice

Cooking Method

Braise, Sauté

Uses

see categorized dishes

Seasonal Availability

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