Pre-Shift Glossary

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Mushroom, Lobster

Latin Name: Hypomyces lactifluorum

Tableside Information:

Common Names: Lobster Mushroom

TABLESIDE - Firm and tastes a bit like Seafood.
Firm, Reddish Orange.

Food Information:

THE FORAGER - is a direct distributor for one of the Northwest's premiere Foragers Cooperatives. These dedicated Foragers procure the finest Wild Mushrooms, Truffles, Greens and Nettles in the Country. Along with their Wild Finds, the Cooperative is a direct import for International Gourmet products. We offer available inventory Priority Overnight to you and your guests.

THE SHROOM - The Lobster Mushroom is actually a fungus that parasitizes members of the Russula and Lactarius families of Mushrooms. The Bright Orange-Red coloring is similar to that of cooked Lobster with a hint of Seafood in the flavor.  
Roast, Saute, Braise, Stew 

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Range & Habitat:

Western United States


United States


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