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What's the Difference
in Mushroom Flavors?

by John Ryan

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White and brown mushrooms taste pretty much the same. If they are really fresh, I think brown ones taste a little richer, but after they've been picked a week or so, I can't tell the difference.

A portobello, on the other hand, is more mature-ripe, as it were. It will have a much richer, more concentrated mushroom flavor than a white or brown mushroom.

 

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John Ryan

Both chef and musician, John Ryan wrote the Just Good Food blog from 1996 through 2001.

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This page created 1997. Modified August 2007.