Blue Oyster Mushrooms start out strikingly blue and turns grey as it matures. SCIENTIFIC NAME: Pleurotus Ostreatus
Blue Oyster mushrooms can be used in a variety of dishes, especially soups and pastas. The flavor is unique and delicious. They honestly are remarkable flavor additions. The taste of oyster mushrooms is very mild, and some describe it as subtly woody or like seafood. What makes this mushroom so unique is their texture. Both pearl and king oyster mushrooms can have a very meaty texture when prepared properly! Dried mushrooms can be re-hydrated in water or directly placed in soups and stews.
Lion’s mane mushrooms (Hericium erinaceus) are white, globe-shaped fungi that have long, shaggy spines. These Lion’s Mane Mushroom Recipes will blow your mind, featuring a Vegan Mushroom Crab Cake so delicious you won’t believe it is meatless! Look in our recipe collection and of course the internet!
An article published in the US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health indicates that “Hericium erinaceus a culinary and medicinal mushroom is a well established candidate for brain and nerve health.” It cites that studies support “neurite outgrowth and neuronal health benefits” and could assist health problems and cognitive abilities in an aging population.