Dried Oyster Mushroom Description
Dried Oyster mushrooms is popularly known as ‘dhingri’ in India and grows naturally in the temperate and tropical forests on dead wooden logs.
It is one of the most suitable fungal organisms for producing protein rich food from various forest wastes without composting.
It has a nutty, subtle flavour that goes well in soups, stews and sauces. It can also be used as button mushroom replacement. Their colouring varies from snow grey to pale brown. Although the drying process allows for some flavour intensity, dried Oyster mushrooms are still rather mild and sweet. Once reconstituted they have a soft fragile texture with good melting qualities and a light fruity fragrance.
Why Buy ours
- We use the Sajarcaju variety as it has a great umami taste and can be used as a button mushroom replacement
- We specifically ask our farmers not to use chemicals like formaldehyde and Bavastin as these have cancerous properties. A lot of farmers use the same to increase the spawn yield
- The mushrooms are A-Grade and dried to order as our farmers grow the product throughout the year
How to use
- Just Soak in lukewarm water for 7-8 mins and use in soups, stir frys and risottos