Guess what I found the other day on my sweet corn? A bonus crop of nutritious mushroomy fungus that most people just throw away.
|Infected ear (top) and normal ear (bottom)|
Only eat the infected kernels (that's what they are- big, overinflated corn kernels) that haven't burst into powdery blossom, like the one below:
Anything you don't eat right away can be frozen. Some specialty stores carry canned Mexican Truffles, but I couldn't find any legit home-canning instructions. So, freeze or eat fresh.
I never buy mushrooms at the store, so these Mexican Truffles will probably serve as my year's supply of pizza mushrooms. I'm all for free food! :D
As with any mushroom, identify carefully and consume at your own risk.