Story: Mushrooms and other cultivated fungi

Oyster mushrooms (1st of 2)

Oyster mushrooms

Oyster mushrooms have been grown commercially in New Zealand since the 1990s. They are large fleshy fungi with a mild flavour.

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Ehab Web, Mytopia Mushrooms
Photograph by Ehab Samy

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Mushrooms and other cultivated fungi - Specialty mushrooms', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/16825/oyster-mushrooms (accessed 19 November 2017)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Nov 2008