The Oyster Mushroom
Versatile and meaty, this mushroom is cherished around the globe and throughout many types of cuisines. Known for its wide fruiting temperatures, different varieties can be found fruiting nearly year round in many parts of the world. We are now looking to this mushroom species for its mycoremediation potential, and it has already been found to be of use in cleaning up oil spills, purifying water, and detoxifying its environment.
Fruiting season: Year round
Medicinal Properties / Studies
All research papers found on Google Scholar
Medicinal Properties of Pleurotus Species (Oyster Mushroom): A Review
Pleurotus ostreatus: an oyster mushroom with nutritional and medicinal properties
Oyster mushroom reduced blood glucose and cholesterol in diabetic subjects