Latin name: Hericium erinaceus
The Pom Pom Blanc also grows in the wild, although it is almost extinct there. Cultivation method: the Pom Pom Blanc is cultivated on a small scale. It is grown on a sawdust substrate.
The Pom Pom Blanc forms a cushion shape and is white to off-white in colour. The surface of the mushroom is covered in beard-like spines.
Storage and shelf life
The Pom Pom Blanc is a firm mushroom which can be stored in the refrigerator for 5 to 7 days. Cleaning: This mushroom does not usually need to be washed.
Flavour and use
The Pom Pom Blanc has a mild, sweet and slightly nutty flavour. It is generally sliced and sautéed. Smaller specimens are also excellent stuffed, for example.