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Puffball mushroom

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Puffball Mushroom White Interior

Years of mushroom foraging under my belt and I've still never seen a giant puffball mushroom. I keep hearing they're everywhere, and I know that they're one of the "foolproof four" easiest to identify mushrooms

Sauteed puffball with garlic and salt and pepper, thyme is good too.

The puffball should be firm and hollow-sounding when tapped, pure white when sliced. (If yellow-tinged, the mushroom is going to spores.) a.)Simply sauteed with butter, garlic, salt and pepper (fresh thyme is good, too). b.)Mushroom Parmesan. c.)Grilled, diced for saucing...

Puffball Mushrooms

Puffballs, the other, other white meat. Even if you haven't ever thought about eating one, you've probably seen these around, and likely kicked them as a child, I know I did growing up in the windy plains of Midwestern Minnesota. They're easy to spot, generally very large, and pretty versatile in the kitchen. They also...Read More

Little Puffball Mushrooms: Identification, Foraging, and Lookalikes

These adorable marshmallow-like little puffball mushrooms grow across the country. Learn how to identify, forage, and cook them. Excellent beginner species.

Pear-Shaped Puffball Mushrooms (Lycoperdon pyriforme)

Fall is one of my favorite times for foraging wild mushrooms. Not only is the weather pleasant, and many of the mosquitoes are gone, but there is nothing quite like moving through the woods in crisp weather. Here in the far western 'burbs of Chicagoland the woods are full of puffballs, hen-of-the-woods, chicken mushrooms, wood ear, honey mushrooms, and bluettes. Giant Puffball (Calvatia gigantea), pictured to the left, is the first of the fall mushrooms that arrive. They can get the size…

Puffball Mushroom Mozzarella Sticks Recipe

When you find giant puffball mushrooms, they usually come in such quantity that you need to find lots of ways to prepare them. In addition to our puffball mushroom crust pizza recipe, these are a delicious way to use all that mushroom flesh. Despite the name, this recipe doesn’t actually use any...

8 ingredients

  • 1 lb Puffball mushrooms
  • 4 Eggs
  • 1 Marinara sauce
Baking & Spices
  • 1 cup Flour
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1 Quarter cup olive oil
Bread & Baked Goods
  • 1 cup Italian breadcrumbs
  • 1 cup Panko
  • Enough vegetable or peanut oil to submerge sticks in fryer or pot