Matsutake mushroom

Tricholoma matsutake

  • Matsutake mushroom
  • Matsutake mushroom
  • Matsutake mushroom
  • Matsutake mushroom
  • Flower name
    Matsutake mushroom
  • Scientific name
    Tricholoma matsutake
  • Alias松茸, Matsutake, Matsutake mushroom
  • Place of originJapan
  • Place of floweringLow mountains
  • Flowering season

What is Matsutake mushroom

Matsutake mushroom, scientific name:Tricholoma mushroom , is a mushroom of the Agaricales Department , of Tricholoma genus. It is a fungus growing on pines, etc.. Body is a collection of the mycelium and the soil has grown mushroom is white. So called taste shimeji and tricholoma Matsutake smell prized aroma, so shades are closed during the gathering, head out Saturday to pluck. Takenoko (bamboo shoots) as well as at an early age will be collected. Because if the mushroom is childhood smell and taste better. Main reason is bamboo if not quickly and firmly. The finest mushrooms in Japan and it is out of my League. In recent years was imported from Canada's (T. magnivelare) , China and Turkey.
However, at time of importation with soil in the plant protection act and immigration is the cause not wash will impair importers that are flavored.

Generic name: Matsutake mushroom, scientific name:Tricholoma matsutake, poor nutrition and living environment: the Japanese red pine forest floor of dry soil, season: August-November , steaming teapot uses: cooking, how to Cook, "MATSUTAKE" mushroom rice


  • Eye
    Agaricales
  • Family
    Agaricales
  • Genus
    Tricholoma
  • Species
    T. matsutake
  • Type of flower
  • Array of flower
  • Petal shape
  • Leaf type
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typeMushroom
  • Flower colors
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height10.0 ~ 20.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower ~ cm

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