Their caps are broad and fan-like, ranging in color from dark gray, brown, tan, pink, to yellow. Their curled edges become wavy lobed with maturity. White gills extend from beneath their caps, and the flesh is white, meaty, and firm. Oyster mushrooms are known for their chewy texture along with a mild and nutty flavor. Oyster mushrooms are super nutritious and healthy too. They contain Vitamin B6, D, Fiber, Potassium, and Folate. They also contain Ergothioneine, which can help decrease inflammation in the body.
Cooking applications such as frying, stir-fry, and braising are best for Oyster mushrooms. They pair well with onions, shallots, green onions, garlic, ginger, potatoes, thyme, parsley, peas, green beans, eggplant, sherry, soy sauce, tofu, scallops, poultry, lemon, and spaghetti. So pretty much everything!