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gelone

oyster mushrooms

gone

Pleurotus ostreatus is found in Italy, although they seem under-appreciated. The Italians haven't come up with many good uses for geloni outside of putting it on top of pasta.

Also known as cerrene, orrecchiette, recchie and sbrise.

Text © Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls

Images by: Dave