Shiitake Mushrooms

Also indexed as:Black Forest Mushrooms, Golden Oak Mushroom, Oakwood Mushrooms
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Buying Tips

When buying fresh shiitake mushrooms, choose mushrooms with firm, spongy caps and small stems.


Shiitake mushroom are sold fresh and dried.

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