How to Tell When Mushrooms Are Spoiled?

Answer

Fresh mushrooms are light in color, dry and have an earthy scent. If the mushrooms start to darken, look dried out or slimy or have a an ammonia smell, they're bad.
Q&A Related to "How to Tell When Mushrooms Are Spoiled"
1. Look for wrinkles and puckering on the skin of the shiitake mushroom. This indicates that the mushroom is past its prime and the internal moisture has begun to evaporate. 2. Press
http://www.ehow.com/how_5845493_tell-fresh-shiitak...
The same way for any food product: a change in color, smell, texture, or flavor (usually for the worse) Visible patches of mold or bacterial growth.
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How_can_you_tell_if_mush...
1. Sniff it. Think about the normal smell of it, and if it smells really bad or unusual, throw it out. If it smells okay, it should be okay. If it smells normal, congratulations.
http://www.wikihow.com/Tell-if-Something's-Spoiled
Hard to tell with mushrooms lol . I think that once they start looking shriveled or slimy: it's time to throw them out.
http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=200709...
1 Additional Answer
The ways to tell if a mushrooms is spoiled or not is to see if they are slimly, have wrinkles, and if they are trying darker or have dark sports on them.
Explore this Topic
You can tell when a watermelon has spoiled from the smell. A spoiled watermelon will smell slightly sickly sweet and fermented. ...
You can tell when raw hamburger has gone bad by smelling it and looking at the color. The color should not be gray and if it is than it has spoiled. ...
You can tell when pork chops have gone bad by reading the expiration date on the wrapper. Also, spoiled meat t urns a grayish color and does not have a pleasant ...
About -  Privacy -  Careers -  Ask Blog -  Mobile -  Help -  Feedback  -  Sitemap  © 2014 Ask.com