Black pearl kings are an easy mushroom to grow at home without all the fuss that kings oysters (Pleurotus eryngii) require. The best of both worlds with this mushroom!
If there’s one mushroom that can fuel your creativity it’s the black pearl king oyster! From pulled oyster mushroom sandwiches black pearls are firm to the touch and have a meaty texture with a sweet woodsy flavour.
Sometimes you just get one gigantic mushroom, other times they behave and give you a few smaller ones, still impressive!
Black pearls kings are a great option when looking to mimic meat or seafood. Black pearls can be enjoyed from stem to cap – there’s no waste!
Fully cook mushrooms before consuming, do not eat raw.
You can refrigerate kit for up to four – six weeks if not ready or unable to fruit upon receiving.
*Price includes humidity bag and four skewers
Prime fruiting temperature for black pearl king oysters is between 10 – 20 celsius
Weight 4lbs – 1.81kg