A white fungus mushroom after it has been rehydrated.
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Day 97: A magical mushroom mystery tour

White fungus: It looks like a bath sponge, tastes of nothing and is prized for its powerful medicinal properties. Sounds like soup to me.

Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup incorporated the noodles — but not the flavouring — from package of dried soup mix.
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Day 70: Chicken soup for my flat-on-the-couch-and-think-I’m-dying soul

What to do when you are too sick to go to the store, but don't have noodles for your homemade chicken noodle soup? Dig out the crappy dried soup mix and separate the noodles from the so-called flavour mix.