Paddy straw mushroom is an edible mushroom which is very popular in Asian cuisines. It is cultivated commercially throughout East and Southeast Asia.
Paddy straw mushroom
Seta de arroz
Seta paja de arroz
Fungo di paglia
Basic information and facts
Common in East and Southeast Asia.
Prefers a subtropical climate with a lot of rainfall.
Straw mushrooms are cultovated on rice straw beds.
The mushrooms are picked when still immature before the veil ruptures (button or egg phase).
Used fresh or dried, or sold canned.
Did you know that?
- Paddy straw mushrooms looks similar to poisonous death caps. They can be recognized by their pink spore print, while the spore print for death caps is white.