Though it can be next to impossible to get a wild mushroom forager to share his secret patch, it's never hard to find a recipe that puts the flavorful funghi to good use. Here are a few of our favorites:
Golden crêpes are filled with earthy sautéed mushrooms and a savory pastry cream made with soft-ripened Crescenza cheese.
Use freshly shucked oysters in this classic Southern stew, which is served over creamy wild mushroom grits.
A cross between a pudding and a stuffing, this decadent dish is studded with roasted garlic and fragrant with fresh herbs.
You won't miss the meat in this incredibly rich, Hungarian-inspired stew. Serve on a fluffy mound of soft polenta.
The earthy, savory notes of an Oregon or Burgundy Pinot Noir marry well with the assorted wild mushrooms in this risotto.