Horn Of Plenty
Occasional but usually found in large groups. They are very hard to spot among the leaf litter until you spot your first one, then if you are lucky, many appear.
|Common Names||Trompe de mort, Black trumpet.|
|Scientific Name||Craterellus cornucopioides|
|Average Mushroom height (CM)||7|
|Average Cap width (CM)||5|
Grey / brown to black. Does not really have obvious gills but slight ridges running up the stem to the edge of the cap.
Grey/black. Thin and fibrous.
You are unlikely to confuse this species with anything else.
Cream to salmon to yellow. Ellipsoid.
Taste / Smell
Excellent. Can be easily dried and stored for a long time.
A strong tasting delicious mushroom.