1/2 oz. snow fungi
3 cups water
10 oz. sugar
1 small can cherries or other fruits
1. Soak the snow fungi in hot water for 30 minutes, then rinse well, cut away and discard any hard or discolored pieces.
2. Put the snow fungi in a bowl with the measured water and sugar and steam for an hour.
3. Leave to cool, then place in the refrigerator to chill.
4. Before serving, strain the cherries and mix with the snow fungi.
This soup can also be served hot, in which case add the strained fruit to the snow fungi in the steamer and steam for another 5 minutes before serving.