Pearl Oyster Mushroom Grow Kit

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Pleurotus ostreatus

This strain is similar to blue oysters but with a more pronounced stem and a beautiful delicate pearl coloration. The stems are tough and used for stocks or powdered and added to dishes for flavor and health benefits.  Like all oysters, these mushrooms are high in protein and wonderful sautéed, grilled, or fried as a side or even the main course!  Oyster mushroom strains are known for their antiviral properties as well as cholesterol-lowering abilities.

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Description

Oyster mushrooms have high protein content, several B vitamins, and all the essential amino acids (Marley, 2009). Its medicinal benefits include promoting anti-tumor activity and lowering high cholesterol. Oyster mushroom fruiting bodies and distillations have been shown to reduce tumor size in several studies on mice, rats, and hamsters (Hobbs, 1995). Additionally, Oyster mushrooms have been used in the Czech Republic as the main ingredient in a dietary supplement used to treat high cholesterol (Hobbs, 1995). Studies in animals have shown that a diet of Oyster mushrooms reduced the development of plaque in major arteries (Bobek et al., 1995).

Edibility & Taste

Meaty and sweet

Availability

Year-round

Shelf Life

Mushroom grow kits have a shelf life of 2 months from purchase. If not intending to use your grow kit right away, please store it in the fridge to maintain freshness.

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Kit Size

Small 3lbs, Large 7lbs

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