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Huitlacoche

Photo: Mutated Corn Smut

Huitlacoche is an edible corn fungus, aka mushroom, aka corn smut, that comes into season once it begins to rain. Absolutely delicious in a soup or taco and countless other dishes.

Huitlacoche season: July-October

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Corn Smut

Where to find Huitlacoche in Oaxaca
Central de Abasto(s)

Elsewhere on the Web

¿Por qué comer hongo de maíz o “caviar azteca”?
El Huitlacoche – Biodiversidad.gob.mx
Corn Truffle – Wahaca Blog
Crema de Huitlacoche – Mexican Corn Truffle Soup Recipe
El huitlacoche es un invento mexicano reciente

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Wikipedia
Corn smut

Planeta.com

Corn = Maíz =

Mushrooms

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