Scientific name: Craterellus Fallax
About Trompet La more:
Trompet La more is called Trombette Craterellus Cornucopioides, also known as black trumpet and black chanterelle. Black trumpet is most favourite wild mushroom. This mushroom has smoky, rich color and fruity aroma and much more instance if they are dried. They grow in woods of Northern Hemisphere in North America, Europe, Netherlands, Japan from August to December. They appear in the mossy area like oak or beech trees, cluster of growth on the west coast. They are the best addition of sauces, pasta, soups and seafood.
Description of Trompet La more:
The fruity body of mushroom does not have a separation into stalk and cap. They are 10 cm. long, 7cm. in diameter and meaty flavour. It has the color range from dark grey to brown. The cap is grey, brown, black color and smooth surface with no gills, spores. The flesh, thinned stem is few inches long and hollow, fragile and lighter than cap. The spores are white- pinkish color with smooth, wrinkled texture. The fruiting body is 3-5 cm. wide and 5-9 cm high, without defined stem and cap, becoming vase shaped.
They will keep in refrigerator for a couple of days with a fresh paper.
Taste and use:
They have a strong woodsy aroma, the taste are nutty and smoky. They are best suited for sauteing, baking and frying. They can be served with such dishes like green onion, garlic, carrot, soup, Omelette, Lamb, Beef, vegetables, sage, celery, peas, risotto, cheese and pasta. This mushroom brings a yummy flavour to add in meat, pasta, pizza, seafood in sauces. This mushroom contains high quality vitamin B 12 which helps to control nervous system. The flavour of the mushroom is so intense that you put small amount of cream sauces to make accompaniment to chicken.
Nutrition of Trompet La More:
- Energy 38 Cal
- Fat 0.5 g
- Sodium 9 mg
- Sugar 1.2 g
- Protein 1.5 g
- Carbohydrate 6.9 g
- Calcium 2 %
- Iron 19 %