Origin: First cultivated in Germany
Also Known As:
Pearl oyster mushroom
Tree oyster mushroom
Overview: The oyster mushroom is one of the more commonly sought wild mushrooms, though it can also be cultivated on straw and other media. It has the bittersweet aroma of benzaldehyde. The oyster mushroom is frequently used in Japanese, Korean and Chinese cookery as a delicacy.
Oyster mushrooms are high in protein and fiber, iron, zin, potassium, phosophorus and selenium, calcium, folic acid, vitamins B1, B3, B5. and B12, and vitamins C and D.
Common Dosage: 100 grams