Black Poplar / Populierleemhoed
This Mushroom is originally from Southern Europe, where it's called 'Pioppino'. In nature this mushroom grows on tree stems, stumps and trunks of Poplar trees and sometimes on Willows.
It can also be grown at home on a wood-based substrate mixture. This mushroom grows in small clusters and is and is characterized by a velvety brown hat and thin stalks. It has a desirable sweet nutty flavor and remains crispy after preparation, making it popular in many dishes.