Pink Oyster Mushrooms

Pink oyster mushrooms are visually stunning, with a striking pink hue that ranges from light pink to a deeper, almost purple-pink shade. They have a distinct oyster-shaped cap that can grow up to 10 inches in diameter, with a slightly wavy margin and a velvety texture.

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Description

Pink oyster mushrooms, scientifically known as Pleurotus jammer, are a species of edible mushroom that is highly sought after for their unique appearance and delicious taste. As the name suggests, these mushrooms have a beautiful pink coloration that makes them stand out from other varieties of oyster mushrooms. 

They are commonly cultivated in warm and humid environments and are known for their fast growth and high yield. With a rich, meaty flavor and a delicate texture, pink oyster mushrooms are a popular ingredient in many dishes and are prized by chefs and home cooks alike for their versatility and taste. They have also gained popularity among health-conscious consumers in recent years due to their numerous nutritional and potential health benefits.

Can you eat pink oyster mushrooms?

Pink oyster mushrooms are an exception to the rule that the brightest and most visually appealing mushrooms should not be consumed. On skinny stems, the brilliant pink crowns are borne in groups. Although they can be used in any cuisine, mushrooms are popular in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean cuisine.

Are pink oyster mushrooms tasty?

Along with their impressive health and nutrition benefits, pink oyster mushrooms are simply delicious! When cooked, they have a slightly rubbery texture, similar to meat and a mild, slightly nutty flavor.

How fast do pink oyster mushrooms grow?

Pink Oyster Spawn will colonize your grow bags and start pinning in 9-14 days. Once you’ve placed your bags in fruiting conditions, you could have your first harvest of pink oysters in less than a week.

  • Calories: 28
  • Carbs: 5 grams
  • Protein: 3 grams
  • Fat: <1 gram
  • Fiber: 2 grams
  • Niacin: 27% of the Daily Value (DV)
  • Pantothenic acid (vitamin B5): 22% of the DV
  • Folate: 8% of the DV
  • Choline: 8% of the DV
  • Potassium: 8% of the DV
  • Iron: 6% of the DV
  • Phosphorus: 8% of the DV
  • Zinc: 6% of the DV