The Lobster Mushroom (Hypomyces Lactifluorum) is a Parasitic Mushroom which uses another Mushroom as its host; and dramatically increases the flavor of that host. The Lobster Mushroom derives its name from the reddish color of the Mushroom. This Mushroom is a great addition to Mushroom dishes because of its beautiful color which is rather unique in the edible Mushroom world. Lobster Mushrooms have a firm, soft texture, delicate flavor and the slices range from 1 - 3 inches wide. The Lobster absorbs flavors of a dish well while adding eye appeal.
Finding a dried mushroom of this quality in most stores in near impossible. Athena Foods is pleased to offer you these amazingly delicious gourmet mushrooms at an incredible price. Buying dried mushrooms is very economic as a very small amount is needed to give your dish a big boost in flavor.
Lobster Mushrooms add a beautiful touch of color to dishes. They are great in gourmet baked dishes or sauted and served with meat or tofu. Use in place of any Mushroom, Lobster are very versatile.
This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 27 March, 2008.