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Black Trumpets

                  Binomial Name: Craterellus cornucopioides Called horn of plenty, are one of the most highly prized and commonly found wild mushrooms on the West Coast. As the name suggests, they are black (or sometimes varying shades of gray, brown or even blond) and have a hollow, horn-like shape. Their strong, pungent aroma immediately conjures visions of the damp forest floor from which they are harvested in the mid-late winter months. Their strong but buttery flavor makes black trumpets a natural partner for almost any protein-fish, chicken, beef and eggs all harmonize wonderfully with...

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