Other names: Matsutake (Pine Mushroom)

Availability: August through December

Source: Canada and the United States.

Handling Tips: 36°F. Keep cold and dry. Do not wash, wipe clean

General Information: Cap is often white to yellow, with brown or cinnamon stains. The matsutake's aroma is lost if sauteed. A better method is to slice the caps, salt lightly and grill until golden brown. They will remain chewy, but their complex flavor will long be remembered.

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