With its rugged, unique appearance, this mushroom is a real eye-catcher. The cauliflower mushroom can be recognized by its wild shape and spongy appearance. Cauliflower mushrooms have a soft texture with a strong, spicy aroma and a delicious, earthy and nutty taste. It's a true delicacy!
Maitake, also known as Hen of the woods, is a mushroom with a wild shape and that is usually gray-brownish in color. The name Maitake comes originally from Japan and literally means 'dancing mushroom' which is reflected in its beautiful and unique shape. They have a delicious aromatic taste and fresh scent and are very popular in Japanese cuisine.
The Enoki Gold is a Japanese mushroom variety with a characteristic look and sweet, fruity taste. This mushroom owes its name to the beautiful brown golden color. They grow as clusters in the wild and can be found in the mountain areas, often near the snow line. Like the white variety, this mushroom has long, thin stems with small caps at the end.
Enoki mushrooms have a clear white color with a remarkable look. They can be recognized by their long, thin stems with small caps that grow in clusters. The stems are crunchy with a slightly fruity taste and the caps feel velvety soft. Because of its unique look and fruity taste they are a delicious ingredient to many dishes.
The truffle might be the most delicious product which has been produced by nature. This delicacy is extremely rare and is known for its intense aroma and flavour. The truffle cannot be cultivated and only grows in the wild at underground tree roots where a symbiosis occurs: the perfect circumstances for growing truffles.
Shimeji is also called beech fungus or bunch fungus. Shimeji is available in white and brown. The brown and white mushroom are similar in taste, but have a slightly different structure. This is because the white variety was grown in the dark.
Until recently, this Japanese mushroom only grew on fallen tree trunks in the forests of Japan, but nowadays they are cultivated. The shiitake is a delicious mushroom with a thin stem and a flat head. The taste is very rich, you can taste hints of chestnut and garlic. The texture is creamy and fleshy.
The pink oyster mushroom is a beautiful mushroom. The taste is like the regular oyster mushroom: sweet and nutty. In addition, the pulp is very juicy. The oyster has a small stalk with a flat cap which looks like an oyster; hence the name.
Morels have a spongy, pointed cap, which is reminiscent of a honeycomb. Where the morel used to be common in the wild in Europe, it has now become a protected mushroom, which is why it's not always available. The taste is wonderfully spicy.
The King Oyster mushroom is also known as “Eryngii” and is the largest of all oyster mushrooms. The stem of this mushroom is, unlike many other mushrooms, fleshy and tasty. There is also a mini version of the King Oyster that is just as tasty, but slightly smaller.
The portobello is a delicious, large chestnut button mushroom. The portobello has a diameter up to 12 centimetres! Due to its size, the portobello is very suitable for stuffing. Stuff this giant mushroom with egg, beans or nuts. Gratin with some cheese. A great meat substitute!
Cèpes are also called “porcini mushrooms” and have a delicious soft and nutty taste. The cap of the porcini mushrooms is red-brown to dark brown and feels sticky. The bottom is spongy and the flesh of the cèpes is white.