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Is there an inexpensive substitute for truffles?

I recently had a hamburger whose main ingredient was Truffle shavings ($50.00 btw) - I loved the flavor, but can't afford to buy the real ones, any substitutions with similar flavor?
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What are the mushrooms used in this (video) recipe?

On this video of a recipe for mushroom-onion pudding, I can't seem to recognize which mushrooms are used (at about 2:20 in the video). What is the name of these big mushrooms?
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How can I tell if a mushroom is poisonous?

Assume I have found and want to eat a to me unknown kind of mushroom. Is there some way to find out if that mushroom is poisonous by looking/smelling/soaking it?
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Can mushrooms be re-heated safely?

What happens inside mushrooms when you reheat them? Is it always unsafe to reheat them or is there something you can do to safely reheat them?
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Crispy stir-fried mushrooms

How do you prepare mushroom pepper fry? I wanted it to be crispy, but the mushroom itself was generating lot of water. Any suggestions would be helpful.
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What heat & fat do you use for fried mushrooms?

I like fried mushrooms with my steak. What techniques should I use when cooking them? What sort of fat (if required) should I use? What heat is suggested?
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How to clean mushrooms?

Some people say cleaning with water removes the taste from mushrooms. But if I don't use water the mushrooms will carry a lot of dust. Do you have any techniques for cleaning mushroom so I don't ...
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