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Featured Video - Mushrooms - Common Cultivated
The white Agaricus bisporus mushroom is the most common mushroom, available from almost every greengrocer. It was first discovered in 1932 by Lewis F Lambert in Pennsylvania. The mushroom is picked at four stages during its growing cycle.
Button mushrooms:
This is the earliest stage. The mushrooms are small.
Closed Cup mushrooms:
This is the next stage in the growing cycle and the most popular commercially. The mushroom is bigger than a button mushroom but is still enclosed around the stalk and very firm.
Open Cup mushrooms:
Stage 3 - The mushroom is slightly bigger, its cap released away from the stalk, exposing a dark brown underside.
Large Flat mushrooms:
These mushrooms are popular for stuffing and baking in the oven. They can grow to be ...



* This information is sourced by a qualified naturopath. It is non prescriptive and not intended as a cure for the condition. Recommended intake is not provided. It is no substitute for the advice and treatment of a professional practitioner.

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