Edible – Very delicious. Never eat it raw.
There is nothing like the joy of finding this miniature Christmas tree like mushroom in the Spring.
Description – Broadly conical shaped cap with meandering dark brown to black ridges and lighter colored pits. Whitish to cream colored stem. Cap and stem are attached; both are hollow.
Habitat – Solitary, scattered, or clustered. Commonly found in a burn area from the previous year.