Blue Oyster Mushrooms are one of the most popular types of mushrooms in the world. Known for their ability to grow even in environments with less than ideal conditions, they make for the perfect starter mushroom for people who are new to the art of growing mushrooms. A blue oyster mushroom recipe is incredibly easy to master and is bound to impress your friends at dinner.
Growing mushrooms at home cannot get easier than this! We offer DIY Mushroom kits that are easy to grow. Simply cut, mist, and watch, perfect for first time growers!
✔︎ Ready to grow mushroom kit
✔︎ Everything needed is included with the kit
✔︎ Your own help line to call/text
✔︎ Guarantee success
✔︎ Most versatile mushroom to cook with! Great replacement for the white button
✔︎ High nutritional value!
**To ensure success, please start the fruiting process within 2 days of receiving your kit
Place your kit on a plate in your home that gets indirect sun. Do not remove the plastic bag. Cut where the black "X" is on the plastic bag. Mist the outside of the kit where the cut was made with fresh water at least 3-4 times a day. Keep your mushrooms moist but do not soak them.
Harvesting blue oyster mushrooms is a relatively pain-free process. Mushrooms can mature in 7-9 days. Pick or cut off entire clusters.
Store your mushrooms in the paper bag that comes with the kit in the refrigerator
Blue oyster mushrooms are filled to the brim with rich elements that can lead you to a healthy lifestyle. Vitamin D is available in blue mushrooms in spades and can lead to an increase in attentiveness and energy.
Another huge advantage of blue oyster mushrooms is lowering the risk of cardiovascular diseases. All that KFC that you have been eating will take its toll after a while. The thing with diseases of the heart is that you seem to feel okay until it hits you all of a sudden. Just like anything that nature produces, blue oyster mushrooms also have a way of sending you back to the natural equilibrium. An equilibrium that you will be quite happy to get back to.
The vitamin D that you find in spades inside of blue oyster mushrooms also helps with regulating your blood pressure. On top of that, the carbohydrates and fats that you might be consuming will slowly break your body down. With all the synthetic stuff that we have become accustomed to eating, our bodies have become a dump for microplastics. The only way that we can go back is to start consuming foods that are organic and blue oyster mushrooms are a tasty option to exercise.
Nutritional content: 1 cup (86 grams) of raw Blue Oyster Mushroom ( P. ostreatus oyster mushrooms).
Niacin:27% of the Daily Value (DV)
Pantothenic acid (vitamin B5):22% of the DV
Folate:8% of the DV
Choline:8% of the DV
Potassium:8% of the DV
Iron:6% of the DV
Phosphorus:8% of the DV
Zinc:6% of the DV
Potential Health Benefits
Source of antioxidants:Oyster mushrooms are a good source of antioxidants. According to test-tube and animal research, they may protect against cellular damage
Heart health:Some research suggests that eating oyster mushrooms may reduce heart disease risk factors like high blood pressure and cholesterol
May promote blood sugar regulation:Studies in people with and without diabetes have found that oyster mushrooms may improve blood sugar levels and other aspects of health when taken as a supplement or consumed as part of the diet.
Immune-supportive benefits:Researchers have speculated that certain extracts from oyster mushrooms may support immune health.
Oyster mushrooms may have anti-tumor, anti-inflammatory, and gut health-promoting properties.
Interesting Fact:Penn State reviewed 17 cancer research studies of 19,500 individuals and concluded that just 18 grams (1/4 cup) of fresh mushrooms a day can reduce your risk of cancer by 45%!!
Click HERE To learn how to set up your grow kit for fruiting
Click HERE to learn when to harvest, how to store your mushrooms, and next steps
These mushrooms will be a great enhancement to any dish calling for mushrooms. They have a rich earthly flavor that is clean and savory. Use it all the same ways you use a white button without that slimy texture. We like to say if the sirloin is the white button the filet mignon is the blue oyster, much better flavor, much better texture.
Our Favorite Recipes include:Mushroom Risotto, in Omelets, on pizza’s, in casseroles, mushroom burgers, on top of a steaks, mushroom tacos, and lastly in soups