Botanical Name: Pleurotus ostreatus
Other Common Name: Winter Oyster
Snow oysters are one of the best edible mushrooms. The caps can be huge and can be found 9 inches across when mature, though 4 - 6 inches is more common. They have a super-dense, meaty texture
Snow oysters fare well in any kind of cooking. They can be simply seasoned and oven-roasted or grilled. When sauteed, they cook down quite a bit, but they also crisp and caramelize in an absolutely delightful way.
They are low in calories, and fat, gluten and cholesterol free.
The are high in protein and fibre, calcium and several vitamins and minerals
Could reduce cholesterol