How to harvest Pink Oyster Mushroom
Produce fruits in three or four weeks. Harvest while the edges of the caps are still curled down. Or if they are dropping spores (white dust), harvest the spores.
How to propagate Pink Oyster Mushroom
Distinct pink to salmon color, darker pink color from a darker growing environment. A warm loving mushroom, also an aggressive colonizer. Naturally grows on hardwoods, palms, rubber trees or bamboo. Cultivation in the unpasteurized bed or box method.
Special features of Pink Oyster Mushroom
Beautiful edible pink fruiting body.
Grow above 26 degrees Celsius and with high humidity.
Other uses of Pink Oyster Mushroom
Lower cholesterol and a good source of glucosamine (joint problems). Higher levels of copper and zinc than other cultivated mushrooms.
Compliment white sauces and risotto dishes (stronger with a tougher texture). High in Vitamin B complex and protein, pink colour fades with cooking.