Golden Chanterelle Mushrooms

The chanterelle is one of the most prized mushrooms out there. This delicacy has an earthy, nutty flavor and is generally very expensive since it can only be harvested in the wild. Sometimes called the golden chanterelle or girolle, they are golden-yellow with an odd, trumpet-like shape. Though chanterelles have been eaten since the 1500s, they first rose to culinary prominence thanks to influence of French cuisine in the 1700s. Chanterelles are very highly-regarded mushrooms, with many chefs considering them to be as delicious as truffles and morels. They are very rich in flavor, with variet..

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