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shaggy ink caps
    #11398219 - 11/06/09 03:22 PM (8 years, 5 months ago)

driving through midlands (uk) today and found some shaggy ink caps growing on some grass by a field, ive read that they dont keep.. and they need to be used pretty soon after collecting, how soon? i gather they cant be dried? cant i saute em and keep em in the fridge until i want them... any ideas

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Re: shaggy ink caps [Re: liquidpoop]
    #11398598 - 11/06/09 04:12 PM (8 years, 5 months ago)

If they've started turning black then you've taken too long.

When I've collected them I often have to discard several that started turning in the 30 minutes to a hour since I picked them.

If you cook them (by whatever method - I usually saute them) then the process stops and they'll keep. So, get them cooking and then you can find longer term storage for them.

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Re: shaggy ink caps [Re: ToxicMan]
    #11398818 - 11/06/09 04:39 PM (8 years, 5 months ago)

hell,mine hardly ever last until I get home with em.they are so delicious yet so delicate.


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Re: shaggy ink caps [Re: liquidpoop]
    #11401164 - 11/06/09 11:51 PM (8 years, 5 months ago)

i'm convinced the solution is to bring some butter, camp stove and a saute pan out collecting.


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Re: shaggy ink caps [Re: canid]
    #11401481 - 11/07/09 12:50 AM (8 years, 5 months ago)

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canid said:
i'm convinced the solution is to bring some butter, camp stove and a saute pan out collecting.




haha that could work.  =P

i usually sautee mine in butter and them freeze them. that seems to keep them well.


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Re: shaggy ink caps [Re: LuckOfTheFryish]
    #11402401 - 11/07/09 04:38 AM (8 years, 5 months ago)

wicked thanks guys... i was shattered last night and wanted to get out this morning... i think ive left them too long now anyway... ohwell back on the trail... been a nice couple of nights rain, not found much this morning but its been a bit wet. sun is shining now tho :laugh: hopefully things will pick up, getting a bit frosty this morning aswell think seasons almost up :frown:


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