Black Fungus - Cloud Ear

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Origin: China
SKU: ID0002
Size: 100g
Cuisine: China
Minimum Shelf Life: 6 months
Also known as: Black fungus, black and white fungus, tree ear, wood fungus, mouse ear, jelly mushrooms
Recipe Ideas: Fish fragrant aubergine with cloud-ear mushrooms



Dried cloud ear mushrooms are an edible tree fungus grown in the western Chinese provinces of Hunan, Yunnan and Sichuan. They are gnarly and matt when dehydrated, but once soaked in water for twenty minutes - though longer is better - they expand into shiny, translucent clusters.

Cloud ear mushrooms add rich flavours to soups and stir fries, but are used primarily for their unusual, slippery, crunchy texture. Unlike wood ear mushrooms, cloud ear mushrooms should be added to dishes at the last-minute to retain their shape. 

Ingredients: Dried black and white fungus

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