Otherwise called Auricularia polytricha otherwise called Black Fungus, White Fungus, Cloud Ear, Tree Ear
Accessible crisp in Australia, albeit for the most part utilised as a part of a dried structure that obliges reconstituting. Ash tan in shade and considered a key fixing in all Asian cooking. Firm, coagulated surface. Next to no flavour.
Soups as well as panfry style dishes, generally to include shade and crunchy composition.
Planning: Slice into little pieces so they’re not difficult to bite and review.