Strange Mushrooms

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We get button shrooms here and field ones as well. I only like button. Which is funny because as kids we used to pick field shrooms and eat them!!! We get the shitaki and a few others as well. Never seen yours Yorky. !!

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What are they like when you cut them through the middle?
OK, they are apparently called "hygroscopic earthstar" mushrooms. These are they sliced after boiling for about 10 minutes.

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My wife ate them with very spicy chilli sauce. I think I'll pass.

Apparently they sell for ฿500.00/kg (about £12.50)
 

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Perhaps I should have said what are they like cut through before they are cooked? I used to support the computers of a fungus identification specialist. He was a photographer and did a lot of the photos for several books, but he personally specialised in fungus. I actually found some rare ones by chance on the land we lived on in the UK. Out took him to identify them. Needless tho day he was very excited and I learnt a thing out two about identifying fungus, hence my question. But it is needed before they are cooked... <cough>.
 

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Perhaps I should have said what are they like cut through before they are cooked? I used to support the computers of a fungus identification specialist. He was a photographer and did a lot of the photos for several books, but he personally specialised in fungus. I actually found some rare ones by chance on the land we lived on in the UK. Out took him to identify them. Needless tho day he was very excited and I learnt a thing out two about identifying fungus, hence my question. But it is needed before they are cooked... <cough>.
My wife cooked them before I had a chance. She said the innards are much whiter when raw.
 

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Perhaps I should have said what are they like cut through before they are cooked?
My wife received these on Saturday. I have no idea why she thought they were whiter when raw. The two on the bottom right are sliced in half.

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Although maybe she's already cooked them? I didn't see her cook them.

Whatever, they still look grotesque to me.
 

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My wife received these on Saturday. I have no idea why she thought they were whiter when raw. The two on the bottom right are sliced in half.

Although maybe she's already cooked them? I didn't see her cook them.

Whatever, they still look grotesque to me.
I think tbe same about many things I see humans eat. I'd happily eat them cooked.
 
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