The unique robust flavor of the Velvet Pioppini™ has already made it a hit with chefs all over America. Also known as the Black Poplar mushroom, it has magnificent dark brown caps on long cream colored stems. The intense forest flavor makes it a natural for pastas, game, and red meats.
The caps are dark chocolate brown with a soft/silky texture. The creamy stems have a texture similar to asparagus. Excellent on its own, with red meats or game.
Widely used in Italy for pasta con funghi. Pair with big red wines.
Unique among cultivated mushrooms for its deep flavor. A celebrity mushroom that can make simple presentations shine or add complexity to hearty dishes.