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ORIGIN: LOCAL IRISH: GARRYHINCH CO. OFFALLY
The Oyster mushroom is a delicacy in Asian cooking. Also used in the Czech and Slovak contemporary cuisine in soups and stews in a similar fashion to meat. It was first cultivated in Germany as a subsistence measure during World War I. Some sources say it was long cultivated in Asia. Now the second most cultivated mushroom after the common white button mushroom. This mushroom was found to contain lovastatin (0.7-2.8%), a known cholesterol lowering compound.