Also known as the Black Chanterelle, this highly aromatic charcoal-hued cousin of the chanterelle has a rich, smokey, earthy character that is very well suited to risotto and pasta Alfredo. A robust seasoning for beef or chicken this mushroom is also unsurpassed as a topping for pizza. One of our most flavorful wild mushrooms. Not to be missed.
Black trumpets can often be found in large flushes beneath oak or hemlock trees at the base of mountains or near stream beds throughout the summer and fall.
Latin Name: Craterellus cornucopioides
Availability: Variable but usually abundant