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oyster mushroom

An edible fungus, Pleurotus ostreatus, used in the diet as an antioxidant and cholesterol-lowering agent.
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Pleurotus florida is white oyster mushroom it is white in colour from primordial/pin head formation to maturity.
In: Mushroom Growers Handbook 1: Oyster Mushroom Cultivation.
He added: "Mushrooms - especially oyster mushrooms - have been used for their medicinal qualities for thousands of years.
The biological species of oyster mushrooms (Pleurotus spp.
In less than a week, small gourmet oyster mushrooms that are perfect for cooking begin to grow.
In 2011, the enterprise received N$250 000 from the Innovative Grant Mechanism to construct a mushroom house with three rooms for cultivtion of oyster mushrooms.
Inoculated with oyster mushroom spawn, the logs are handled just like those used to grow shiitake (described below), but oyster mushrooms are faster to fruit.
In 10 days, the kit promised, I'd enjoy a half-pound of flesh oyster mushrooms.
Nutritional contents of three edible oyster mushrooms grown on two substrates at Haramaya, Ethiopia, and sensory properties of boiled mushroom and mushroom sauce.
Included in the filling is burdock, lotus root, carrot, oyster mushrooms, black sesame, and Japanese chili pepper, and it is then sauteed in a light soy sauce and sweet miso paste in an effort to deliver a deep, rustic flavor of Japan.
Oyster mushrooms have been traditionally produced using the out - door log technique (Anonymous, 2008), thereby eliminating substrate sterilisation.
But Alejandro Velez, 24, and Nikhil Arora, 25, have found a way to put some of the discarded grounds to use: Their company, Back to the Roots (BTTR), sells kits for growing gourmet oyster mushrooms in coffee grounds at home.