Name Variations Edit
- button mushroom
- white button mushroom
- supermarket mushroom
About White mushroom Edit
Wikipedia Article About White mushroom on Wikipedia
The button mushroom is one of the most widely cultivated mushrooms in the world. This fungus is also called the table mushroom, white mushroom, common mushroom, cultivated mushroom, and called champignon de Paris in France. Note that while this specific mushroom is sometimes called simply champignon in the English-speaking world, this word means "fungus" in general in French, including all mushrooms, toadstools and even fungal infections.
A small, white mushroom with a mild taste, which is one of the most commonly used mushrooms in salads, soups, and main dishes. They can be stored in the refrigerator, wrapped in paper towels or in a paper bag, but should never be stored in plastic in the refrigerator.