Oyster Mushrooms

The oyster mushrooms certainly lives up to its name. The wide, flat caps have almost no stalk, making them look like oysters attached to tree trunks. They have a mild taste with a very faint oyster flavor and a slight anise aroma. Oyster mushrooms are among the most common edible mushrooms. Though they had been foraged in the wild in Asia for some time, they were first cultivated in Germany during World War I. Today, oyster mushrooms are grown commercially around the world. Often considered a delicacy, oyster mushrooms are prominent in Japanese, Korean and Chinese cuisine. It has a noticeabl..

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