Botanical name: Pleurotus osreatus
Common name: Pleurotus, Pleurote, Tree Oyster, Abalone
Fluted, oyster-shell shape. Numerous species/varieties ranging from pearly-white to yellow, pink, grey-brown and purplish-brown are available in Australia. Oyster mushrooms have a soft texture, with a succulent flesh. Can be eaten raw or cooked. Delicate, subtle flavour and velvety texture which rapidly absorbs other flavours during cooking.
Available in 150g punnet: