Sunday Forage – Dryads Saddle & Amethyst Deceivers

Dryads Saddle Strips ( Fungus Calimari)Dryads Saddle (Polyporus squamosus)

Dryads Saddle Calimari

Batter recipe 1 cup of flour 1 cup of beer 1/2 cup of milk Teaspoon of Paprika 1 eggWhisk it all together
Cut mushroom into strips and roll in a little flour
dip strips in batter mixture
Deep dry in sunflower oil (I used some that has dried chillis soaking in it for that extra zing

Amethyst Deceiver Salad
Amethyst Deceiver Mushroom SaladAmethyst Deceiver

Amethyst Deceiver mushrooms with , french beans, spinach, potato in a warm balsamic vinagrette ( balsamic vinegar, olive oil garlic & honey )

Amethyst Deceiver Sushi

Amethyst Deceiver Sushiamethyst deceiver

Thought I would try making sushi with these amethyst deceiver shrooms since the colours seemed delicately suited to sushi mushrooms… was my first time making sushi…. bit of a kick before evening class. also inside black sesame seeds ,wasabi , pickled ginger , cucumber .
All from this forage click on the image to visit the original with rollover id

Sunday Forage



  1. Yesterday evening I found fresh Dryad’s Saddle shrooms growing about 7 feet up in a Sugar Maple near my home in Summit Point, WV. I will try your recipe as it looks yummy.

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