The Lobster Mushroom: A Unique Treat Lobster mushrooms are very interesting in appearance. Whether dried or fresh, the lobster mushroom's color actually resembles cooked lobster. Those who have recently discovered the lobster mushroom will certainly attest to its unusual flavor and texture. More and more chefs are discovering the mushroom's culinary attributes. Despite its appearance, the mushroom does not taste like cooked lobster, but its unique flavor enhances many different dishes. Add this culinary delight to soups, stews and terrines. It works especially well in shrimp, corn and lobster bisques. It is also a delight in omelettes containing fresh vegetables. Store dried mushrooms in an airtight container or freeze up to one year.