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Ultimate Guide to Blue Oyster Mushroom

Blue oyster mushrooms are an easy, delicious way to get an extra dose of antioxidants and other important nutrients, no matter how you choose to enjoy them. Blue oyster mushrooms are an extremely popular cooking ingredient in Asian cultures like Japan, Korea and China, but they are also enjoyed around the world. There are many varieties of oyster mushrooms, but the pearl oyster (Pleurotus ostreatus), blue oyster (Pleurotus columbinus) and king blue oyster (Pleurotus eryngii) are the most popular. [caption id="attachment_6383" align="alignnone" width="679"] GMHP Gourmet Mushroom Products Organic Blue Oyster Mushroom Growing Kit, $28[/caption] In terms of texture and flavor, blue oyster mushrooms are somewhat dense and chewy (they're often used as a meat replacement!) with a mildly sweet, woody, umami flavor. If you're on the fence about whether...