Share the joy of growing enchanting Blue Oyster mushrooms with our exclusive Christmas edition mushroom growing kits. They’re easy to grow (start them on a bag of brown rice and grow them in coffee grounds or straw!) Relish the unique flavor, a delightful taste halfway between chicken and crab – A maritime-meets-poultry festive delicacy that’s fun to grow and wonderful to cook with. They’ve got a great, dense texture that makes them a versatile choice for many dishes and are equally wonderful sauteed in butter with nothing but a sprinkle of salt and pepper.
All you’ll need is some brown rice and paper bandage tape – for growing in larger quantities, you’ll also want either used coffee grounds or straw. No special equipment needed.
Blue Oyster mushrooms were first documented in 1775 by Nikolaus Joseph Freiherr von Jacquin, a Dutch scientist who studied medicine, chemistry, and botany and traveled the world gathering samples and specimens of his discoveries.