The Dean’s List: Mushrooms

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Publication Date
February 27, 2020

Welcome to the Dean’s List: your weekly destination for Deborah Berke’s most on-topic, off the beaten path rankings.**

Dean Berke: “My favorite mushrooms… Note that I do really like mushrooms of ALL kinds, especially sautéed in butter (in the winter) and raw in a salad of thinly sliced celery and fennel with vinaigrette (in the summer).”

Penthouse-Porcini
7th Floor-Portobellos
6th Floor-Morel
5th Floor-Cremini
4th Floor-Chanterelles
Basement-Enoki
Sub-Basement-Chicken of the Woods

**Discarded from the rankings: Matsutake, wood ear, Toad (of Nintendo’s Super Mario fame), Psilocybe cubensis (magic mushrooms), and Amanita muscaria (Santa’s reindeer mushrooms). Dean Berke: “Toad is cute, legal and mindlessly distracting. Psilocybe cubensis is definitely distracting and is only legal in the Bahamas, Brazil, Jamaica, the Netherlands, and Samoa.”

Publication Date
February 27, 2020
Volume
5
Number
15
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