Organic Lion’s Mane Log
Grow Lion’s Mane Mushrooms! Pom Pom or Lion’s mane is the common name given to a group of mushrooms of the genus Hericium. Lion’s mane mushrooms have a coral-like shape, with spindly branches that shoot out from the stem. They are white, pinkish or creamy yellow in color, and are noted for their fresh crab-like flavor and texture when cooked. Edibility and taste: Like crab meat or lobster when sautéed with butter, garlic and onions This mushroom, also called the Lion’s Mane or Beard mushroom, forms pure white, finely toothed round mushrooms which have always been a rare, prized find in the woods. the Lion’s Mane has a very firm texture and a flavor reminiscent of fresh crab meat. This mushroom is fantastic with fresh vegetables, as tempura or can complement anything from a white sauce to a marinade. When baked whole Lion’s Mane makes a dramatic garnish or an unique appetizer. The feathery condition is best preserved by brushing with melted butter and baking in a very hot oven for 3-5 minutes. It is also delicious shredded and tossed into a hot seafood pasta.