Pom pom mushrooms are delicate white spheres with soft spines and no stems. Their appearance has earned nicknames like Monkey’s Head, Lion’s Mane, Bear’s Head, Old Man’s Beard and Satyr’s Beard.
Pom Pom Mushroom Flavor
They have a mild, sweet taste and pleasant texture that has been compared to that of lobster or very tender veal.
Pom Pom Mushroom Uses
Pom poms make great appetizers and sauces but can also be fried, boiled, or stewed. Preserve their flavor by brushing with melted butter.