Tree Ear Mushrooms

Tree Ear Mushrooms Growing On A Box Elder Tree
Edwin Warner Nature Park
Nashville Tennessee

Tree ear (or Wood ear mushrooms) grow wild throughout Middle Tennessee. They contain substantial amounts of protein and trace minerals and are very tasty when cooked in soups and stirfry’s.


2 thoughts on “Tree Ear Mushrooms

  1. Betsy Thorpe

    Your right! They do look like the talking trees in movies. Perhaps the inspiration for the talking trees came from tree ear mushrooms growing on box elder trees.Art imitating nature.


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