Bamboo Mushrooms (Dictyophora Indusiata) are long, thin Mushrooms, measuring 7-8 inches long and 1/4 - 1/3 inch thick. Bamboo Mushrooms are light tan in color with a porous texture. The mythology of this mushroom includes claims for long life, weight reduction, cancer prevention and the ability to lower blood pressure. Bamboo Mushrooms have a rich, earthy flavor and delicate texture.Bamboo Mushrooms are delicious and exotic looking. They're spectacular in soups and stir fry dishes. Sauted Bamboo Mushrooms complement steaks and poultry. Chop Bamboo and add to casseroles, sauces and stuffings. Bamboo Mushrooms can also be sauted in sesame oil for a delicious addition to meats, rices and tofu.