How to store
Maitake mushrooms can be stored in the refrigerator for several days. Use them as fresh as possible, that’s when they taste best.
How to eat
Maitake mushrooms must be cleaned before use. This can be a tricky job because the hats of the mushroom are close together and over each other. To clean, use a dry cloth or soft brush Then cut off the stems, leaving the loose hats. Maitake mushrooms can be prepared in several ways. They are delicious stir-fried with garlic and served with meat or fish, but they also taste good in a soup or risotto.