St George's Mushroom
CAP: 5 - 15cm across, subglobose then expanding, often irregularly wavy and sometimes cracking, margin inrolled, white.
STEM: 20 - 40 x 10 - 25mm white
FLESH: White, soft, taste and smell mealy
GILLS: narrow, very crowded, whitish
Great all rounder and can be eaten raw or cooked. Try slicing and dry frying before adding butter to intensify the flavour
Meaty & sweet, great for grilling and serving with steaks. Make a lovely soup or stuff with cheese/garlic and grill.
Firm and slightly crunchy with nutty taste and lots of umami. Great with seafood, citrus and grilled meats. Bitter if eaten raw.
When cooked, Shiitake mushrooms release a garlic-pine aroma and have a savory, earthy, and smoky, umami flavor.
They are extremely versatile and can be grilled whole to make a vegetarian burger or hollowed out and used as a pizza crust or bowl for other fillings.
A stout thick fleshed mushroom which is pleasantly chewy. It has a a delicate woodsy, sweet taste, full of umami and is great in casseroles as it holds its shape well.
A tasty and versatile everyday mushroom. Nutty and sweet, perfect with garlic butter and toasted sourdough