Oyster mushrooms are one of the most common mushrooms as they are easy to cultivate and are very versatile and can be used in many different dishes. They have a nutty flavour which is subtle and goes very well in soups and sauces.
If you are looking to go out picking these mushrooms try your local hardwood forest from spring to fall. Otherwise out of season you will have to buy either frozen or dried varieties.
Oyster muhsrooms also has health benefits as they containe statins which helps lower cholesterol levels. They also breaks down toxic chemicals in your body as well as reduces the risks of tumors.