Tips when consuming mushrooms


The mushrooms they are delicious to accompany meats, make delicious sauces or be mixed with rice. In any case, if they are bought fresh, they can go bad in a few days. Eating spoiled mushrooms can cause problems gastrointestinal, and in certain cases a more serious poisoning, therefore it is imperative to know if the mushrooms are or not in bad condition.

The first thing to do is to see if the mushroom has spots, if darker areas are seen than others, this means that the mushroom cannot be consumed. Another possibility is to trust the odor. If you notice a sour smell, similar to the smell of ammonia, the mushrooms are not good to be eaten. The mushrooms should release a earthy smell, a fresh and natural perfume, otherwise it is advisable not to eat them.

Mushrooms in times status They can be detected when they are seen to have dried out or are severely wrinkled after purchase. If you are not sure if they are dry or not, just look at the body of the mushrooms and look for the folds, this reveals that they are in bad shape.

You can also examine the bottom of the capsule, that is to say the gills of the mushrooms. If you see that a part is dark, that means that the process of putrefaction has started, and therefore they have to be thrown away.

When you look at the tip of the mushroom, if you see that it forms a white layer and a slimy texture, it is a bad sign. When the mushrooms they rot, the upper part is covered with a viscous layer, a clear sign that it is in poor condition.

Mushrooms should not be kept in the fruit drawer of the refrigerator, because this part of the refrigerator is designed to preserve the moisture vegetables, and that is exactly what mushrooms do not.

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  1.   Alejandra Gutierrez said

    What to do if you eat mushrooms in bad condition