Sometimes referred to as "false truffles," called because they are often used to mimic truffles due to their dark color. Black trumpet mushrooms have an excellent flavor which blooms to its fullest when the mushrooms are dried and then reconstituted. Although they are not as "meaty" as larger mushrooms like Porcini or Portobello, Black Trumpets have become famed for their intense aroma and flavor, which stands up well to strong spices, herbs, or wine. Excellent for game dishes. Also known as "Horn of Plenty" Mushrooms. In the last year these mushrooms have become all the rage, as top chefs have discovered their wonderful flavor.