This is the sub-index for the mushroom varieties that we have listed in the glossary. Included are information, availability, substitutions, and nutrition, wherever possible.
Wood-ear, or 木耳 , or キクラゲ can refer to two different closely related species of edible fungus used primarily in Chinese cuisine; these are commonly sold in Asian markets shredded and dried.
The golden child of the mushroom world, chanterelles are known for their beautiful yellow-orange colour, their rarity and most of all, their flavour
Matsutake is the common name for a highly sought-after mycorrhizal mushroom that grows in Asia, Europe, and North America. It is prized by the Japanese and Chinese for its distinct spicy-aromatic odour.