The King Trumpet Mushroom is one of the most sought out mushrooms, due to the incredible amount of protein it has. This species of mushroom generally grows with a large stem and small cap. In some circumstances, a single Trumpet can grow to weigh over one pound.
There are many different ways to cook with the King Trumpet, which makes it such a versatile mushroom. Some popular ideas are to shred it, which you can then prepare as a “pulled pork” substitute for BBQ. Also slicing down the entire mushroom leaving its form. This fungus is meaty enough to put on the grill so you can get creative. On the nutritional side, they are just as great. They contain natural antioxidants and most of your daily needed vitamins and essential amino acids. One antioxidant in particular is active in reducing the risk of chronic disease in your liver and kidneys.