Place water & mushrooms in lge pot; bring to a boil, lower heat & simmer for 20min. or until tender. Remove 1 cup of sliced mushrooms. Set aside.
Use small white mushrooms or any of your choice. Allow longer cooking time if using dried mushrooms.
Add Cream of Mushroom Soup Mix. Simmer for 20min.
With hand blender or potato masher, puree or cream soup. Return mushrooms to pot; add cream & wine(optl). Warm for 2 min. Makes 10 servings. Garnish with fresh parsley.