BlackTrumpet2017When it comes to summer mushroom hunting, few fungi are more celebrated than Craterellus fallax.

Known colloquially as the Black Trumpet, this mushroom has a fruity aroma and flavor that pairs well with a variety of dishes.  Fortunately, Black Trumpet mushrooms have a widespread distribution and can be found all over the temperate regions of the world.  Unfortunately, Black Trumpet mushrooms aren’t always so easy to find in the wild.

With its darkened colors and modest size, the Black Trumpet often evades even the most well-seasoned mushroom hunter.  But it doesn’t have to evade you.

In this new video, I discuss almost everything you’d ever want to know regarding the Black Trumpet mushroom, including identification, tips for a successful harvest, and more!