The British mushroom which was most dried in former times was the champignon or fairy ring mushroom.
It's because the guy on the phone doesn't know that a champignon and a mushroom is one and the same thing.
The evening's set menu kicked off with a light champignon soup - only spoons required.
My mind, firing on all cylinders, entertained these notions and more, delirious as I was with cabin fever, lack of social interaction, and those strange pointy champignons I had consumed earlier.
Drink wine, eat duck, eat potatoes cooked in duck fat and champignons , followed by the best Buche de Noel in the world (details to follow, one day, I hope).
For mains, Madame chose the pepper steak, which was presented to her order, while I went for the pork fillets, stuffed with champignons and pancake potatoes.
I ordered a salad and a pancake with chicken, ham, yellow cheese and champignons .
We put in the sautéed champignons .
A combination of bamboo heart, black fungus, dried black mushrooms, fresh champignons and dried seaweed known as ‘fat chye’ are sometimes referred to as Vegetables Deluxe.
These included containers of prawns, mussels, clams, bacon, capsicum (both red and green), cauliflower, champignons , onion, carrot, peas plus more.