John's Thoughts — Pearl Oyster Mushrrom

Getting to know - Pearl Oyster Mushrooms

Getting to know - Pearl Oyster Mushrooms

The Pearl Oyster is a fast and easy-growing mushroom with a unique taste. It is one of the most cultivated mushrooms in the world as a result. In its natural habitat, the Pearl Oyster grows on hardwood trees, such as oaks, maples, birch, aspens, and other popular trees in Ontario.

The mushroom is high in potassium, a mineral that Canadians may not be consuming enough. Potassium helps regulate blood pressure and supports bone and muscle strength. A cup of Pearl Oysters – or 100 grams – can have about 300 to 400...