White Enokitake

Enokitake (or Enoki) is an edible mushroom. The cultivated variety is a bundle of long thin white mushrooms. They are white because they are not exposed to light. In the wild, the mushroom looks different with a brown color, shorter and thicker stems, and bigger caps.

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Snow fungus

Snow fungus

Snow fungus (also White jelly mushroom) consists of white, gelatinous fruiting bodies, which measure about 7 centimeters. It is commercially cultivated and very popular in China, often used in soups or savory dishes. It has a crispy rubbery texture.

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Shiitake mushroom

Shiitake mushroom is an edible mushroom which originates from East Asia. The first part of the name (shii) is the Japanese name for a tree. Shiitake mushrooms are grown on dead wood of this tree.

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Oyster mushroom

Oyster mushrooms

The Oyster mushroom is an edible mushroom species which was first cultivated in Germany during World War I. Nowadays it is used worldwide. It can be collected from the wild or it can be cultivated commercially on straw and other media.

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Common mushroom

The Common mushroom or White mushroom or Button mushroom is probably the most commonly cultivated mushroom in the world. It is known with many different names, including Champignon mushroom. The name 'champignon' is the French word for 'mushroom'.

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