Oyster Mushroom

is the easiest mushrooms to grow and tastiest, they can be roasted, braised or gently stewed dish. However some of the oyster mushroom it tends to become slightly bitter if seared or fried. The same said can be applied to the colourful oyster variety. The beautiful pink and yellow oysters may lose their colour when heated.

Types of Oyster Mushroom

Pleurotus cornucopia

The cap of this mushroom is cream coloured during young, however, turns into yellowish to ochre colour when matured.


Pink Oyster Mushroom (Pleurotus djamor)

This mushroom has similar to the colour of pink rose. It is thermos-tolerant and is cultivated in warm weather.


Golden Oyster Mushroom (Pleurotus citrinopileatus)

Golden oyster mushroom (or yellow oyster mushroom) has a distinct taste with delightful light yellow colour. It is hypersensitive and low in productivity rate.

Pleurotus ostreatus (Oyster Mushroom)

This mushroom easy to be grown and could be cultivated in any season. It progresses well in low or high temperatures.



White Oyster Mushroom (Pleurotus florida)

This is suitable to be grown in moist and warm weather.



Pleurotus eryngii (King Oyster Mushroom)

This mushroom is easy to grow and possesses a therapeutic utility. However, it is more productive if compare to other types of Oyster mushrooms.


Nutritional value

100g of raw oyster mushroom provides about 35 calories and 0.44 grams of fat, 3.34 grams of protein and 2.4 grams of fibre.

Source of nutrition fact: www.fatsecret.com