Go Mad for Mushrooms: 4 Morel Recipes for Spring

Spring is when morel season begins, which means we are looking for ways to eat these delightful mushrooms at every meal. In Italian, there is a wonderful word: scorpacciata, which means eating large amounts of a particular thing in season. Think of tomatoes at the end of the summer—there are too many to eat, which…

It’s Lobster Mushroom Season!

What is a lobster mushroom? The lobster mushroom is not a mushroom at all, but a parasitic mold called Hypomyces lactifluorum, which attacks other mushrooms and envelopes them, completely altering their appearance. It generally attacks Lactarius and Russula mushrooms, and covers them with a red outer “shell”, causing them to take on the appearance of a lobster: red…