Scientific Name: Pleurotus ostreatus – Winter White Oyster
Difficulty: Beginners – Fast Grower and very forgiving, high yielding
Application: Edible and Medicinal Uses
Characteristics: White, large, wavy caps oyster mushroom.
Temperature Range: Cool strain, will fruit on 6-22°c temperature range (Best 10-17°c )
Cooking: Suitable for any dish you would consider using mushrooms in including stir fries, pastas, curries, pies and pizzas. A characteristic of this mushroom is while cooking it doesn’t release much liquid like Button mushrooms, becoming a meaty, quite filling final ingredient. Ideal for pizzas, one will not need to stir fry this mushroom before topping a pizza as it doesn’t release much liquid.
Cautions and considerations while growing mushrooms.