The use of edible mushrooms as a versatile and flavorful component in cuisine is on the rise. Flavor-wise and nutritionally, oyster mushrooms are excellent.
Common belief holds that every mushroom can be eaten, although this is not always the case. Certain types of mushrooms are exceedingly toxic and should never be consumed. Do not eat any mushroom until you are positive of its identity. To determine whether a mushroom is safe for human eating, you should consult a mushroom expert.