Our Pioppino mushrooms grow in tight clusters and are savory with a complex, pork-like flavor best retained with light cooking.
The texture of the stem approaches soft tendon when slow cooked in stock. Velvet caps are delicate but withstand a hard stir once brought to temperature. Deglaze with beer to bring out an elegant, caramel-hued sauce that starts an excellent gravy.
Lovers of wild mushrooms like porcini relish the pioppino.