Also known as cloud ear fungus, black fungus, or tree ear. They grow on the sides of decaying trees where the shape of the mushroom makes the tree look like it has ears. Native to China, it is often used in soups, noodles, and stir fry.
Simply rehydrate with hot water for about an hour and rinse a couple of times. They will double in size. Trim off the stems and add to any dish that calls for mushrooms. Once hydrated it becomes a firm with a slightly crunchy and gelatinous texture with an earthy flavor.
They contain small amounts of protein, potassium, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, and high in fiber. All which are vital to heart, brain, and bone health.
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