Oyster Mushrooms Are A Versatile Ingredient Due to drying, oyster mushrooms are now available the year round. When purchasing dried oyster mushrooms, it is important to note that whole mushrooms are generally not available. Woody in flavor quality oyster mushrooms are intense in flavor and are a delicious addition to ravioli, soups and even risotto. They are also wonderful in cream sauces and pair extremely well with chicken, veal, sausage, pork and even seafood. It is important to cook the rehydrated oyster mushroom. Eating them raw is not recommended. Healthy and good for you oyster mushrooms are loaded with nutrition. They provide carbohydrates, protein, fiber as well as vitamins A, C, B6. They are also contain potassium, sodium, copper, phosphorus, calcium, iron and are low in calories. Store dried mushrooms in an airtight container or freeze up to one year.