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Horn of Plenty - an edible mushroom rich in protein (good for vegetarians and everything else)

These dark fungi are commonly named Horn of Plenty due to their deep funnel shape. Its scientific name is Craterellus cornucopioides and is a species of chanterelle (Cantharellaceae), which can be found in North, Central and South America, throughout Europe (from Scandinavia to the Mediterranean), England, Ireland, and Asia.

Although the shape and color of these fungi could seem unattractive they are actually edible and apparently delicious and high in protein (69.45 g of crude protein by each 100 g). 

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